Map reflects the 30 most recent Persecution Reports. Click HERE for the Map Legend.



Islamic terrorism is on the Rise Across Africa; Christians Targeted

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Acts of Islamic terrorism targeting Christians are increasing dramatically across Africa. Sadly, the same gaps in infrastructure and policing capacity which allow Islamists to flourish also make it difficult to protect impacted Christian communities .

Africa Desert Breeds Islamists, from Al Shabab to Boko Haram

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

The combination of ready access to weapons flowing from Arab Spring states in North Africa, and the fact that the Sahel zone is outside the reach of most of the region's military and policing capability, have allowed for the formation of a "petri-dish" for the breeding of Islamists. The lawlessness of the Sahel has allowed the groups operating from to zone to conduct operations against Christian and Western targets with near impunity. The effort of the Séléka in CAR is just one example, where the Islamists are attempting to form a Sharia state despite the population being composed mostly of Christians.

Four Terror Attacks in Three Weeks Have Christians in Niger Concerned

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Churches Experience Backlash in Niger

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Boko Haram Largely Responsible For Rise In African Terror Attacks

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Radical Muslim groups are waging war against Christians. This report indicates the activites of anti-Christian groups in Africa.

Muslim Extremists From Niger Help Kill Christians In Nigeria

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Boy, 10, and security guard for local official among those slain.

“Starving” Christians Plea For Help As Famine Strikes

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

"Starving" Christians Plea For Help As Famine Strikes

  • Kids

    Care for orphans and hurting children

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  • Families

    Support wives and children of imprisoned or martyed pastors

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  • Pastors

    Spread the gospel by supporting underground pastors

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  • Women

    Save women from abduction and sexual exploitation

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  • Communities

    Help rebuild communities devastated by persecution

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Other Projects

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ICC is constantly monitoring the state of Christian persecution in countries around the world and looking for ways that we can act as bridge between our supporters and the persecuted church. Beyond the projects you see above, we are working in many other areas to provide practical assistance to our brothers and sisters in Christ. View our other projects page to understand more of our work and keep up to date on our current projects.