Libya: Persecution News Update


The link below is to an article that reports on persecution news from Libya.

For more visit:
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/05/article_3853252.html/

Kenya: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Kenya (the most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/04/world/africa/kenya-education-suffers-shabab-extremists-attacks.html
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/al.shabaab.attacks.village.in.kenyas.garissa/54439.htm
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-32826758
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-32791713
http://www.christianpost.com/news/al-shabaab-leaflets-warn-of-more-garissa-like-attacks-on-kenyas-christian-schools-139056/
http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000161774/muslim-mps-join-christians-in-churches

Syria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Syria and the ISIS persecution of minorities in that country (the most recent articles are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.aleteia.org/en/world/article/a-picture-of-the-destruction-left-by-isis-5789269335474176
http://www.aleteia.org/en/world/article/us-airstrikes-credited-for-liberation-of-christian-villages-in-syria-5779759204139008
http://www.aina.org/news/20150526172505.htm
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/assyrian.villages.taken.by.islamic.state.have.been.liberated/54455.htm
http://www.christianpost.com/news/assyrian-christian-children-forced-to-watch-isis-beheadings-what-kind-of-world-is-this-for-kids-to-grow-up-in-139344/
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-plight-of-the-middle-easts-christians-1431700075
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/05/3841261

Kenya: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Kenya (the most recent articles are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.christiandaily.com/article/kenya.massacre.survivor.recalls.gunmen.saying.garissa.is.for.muslims.only/50078.htm
http://allafrica.com/stories/201504100936.html
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/04/3803009/
http://www.christianpost.com/news/obama-doesnt-identify-147-victims-in-kenya-massacre-as-christians-or-jihadi-group-as-islamic-137091/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-32202861
http://www.christiandaily.com/article/kenya.university.massacre.wheres.the.outcry/50053.htm
http://www.christianpost.com/news/they-will-rise-again-in-christ-kenya-mourns-massacred-christian-students-on-easter-as-govt-bombs-al-shabaab-bases-136960/
http://www.christianpost.com/news/there-are-gunshots-everywhere-tell-mum-to-pray-for-me-terrorists-made-garissa-students-call-parents-before-slaughter-in-kenya-136912/

Christians Hunted Down as al-Shabaab Kill 147 in Kenya


Originally posted on TIME:

At least 147 people have been killed and 79 wounded in the Thursday’s attack on a Kenya university, according to the Kenya National Disaster Operation Centre. The centre says security forces have rescued more than 500 students from the Garissa University College campus but fighting is still going on.

For the past two weeks intelligence agencies in both Uganda and Kenya have issued warnings of possible terrorist attacks by the Islamist group al-Shabaab. The alerts urged caution about going to venues popular with westerners in Kampala, and vigilance around major infrastructure projects or universities in Kenya. Those warnings bore fruit just before dawn on Thursday as masked militants stormed a university dormitory complex in the Kenyan town of Garissa, launching grenades and firing guns.

President Uhuru Kenyatta released a statement urging Kenyans to “stay calm as we resolve this matter,” and extended his condolences “to the families of those…

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