Swiss missionary executed by Al-Qaeda, after being kidnapped for a second time in Timbuktu

A Swiss missionary was executed by Islamic extremists in Timbuktu, Mali last month, Christianity Today reports. Beatrice Stöckli was kidnapped in January 2016 by an Islamist terrorist organization connected to Al-Qaeda.

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Somaliland Christians Fear More Executions After Detention Couple For Evangelism (Worthy News In-depth)

Christians in the self-declared nation of Somaliland fear more executions and other persecution after a married couple was detained for evangelism, Worthy News learned.

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Islamic Militants Murder at Least 58 in Attacks Targeting Christians in Burkina Faso

Targeting Christians, Islamic militants in Burkina Faso murdered at least 58 people in attacks carried out on May 29 and 30, the Christian Post reported. Burkina Faso has been besieged with armed groups linked to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State for more than four years.

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Islamic Radical Ideology Sweeps Across Burkina Faso, Targeting Christians

The entire Christian population of a town in Burkina Faso was forced to flee following two attacks by radicals as the shadow of Islamism creeps across the Western African nation.

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Al-Shabaab Kills Four More Christian Men in Lamu, Kenya

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on September 6, 2017, four Christians were killed in Hindi by al-Shabaab, Christians’ main persecution threat in Kenya.

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