2009-02-24 18:35:35

Christians in Nigeria Suffer Persecution

(24 February 09-RV) Attacks on the Christian community of Bauchi State in central Nigeria are continuing despite the declaration of a comprehensive curfew in the state capital.
At least eleven people were killed and over 1,500 displaced, while 14 churches, eight vicarages, one mosque and numerous Christian homes were razed to the ground during a weekend of violence that centred on seven neighbourhoods in predominantly-Muslim Bauchi Town. Yunusa Nmadu is the chief executive officer for Christian Solidarity worldwide. He says that hardline muslims in the region often create a pretext for violence against Christians…. RealAudioMP3

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