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Uganda

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

 

 

Ugandan Father Fatally Beats Daughter for Christian Conversion

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Poisoned for His Faith, the Life and Near Death of a Converted Sheik

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Muslim Background Believer Beaten by Family in Uganda

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Across the Muslim world, converting from Islam to Christianity is a difficult if not impossible task. Many willing to convert face social isolation, family hostility and in more extreme locations the threat of death. For one Muslim Background Believer in Uganda, it meant facing the wrath of her father and community. Please pray for this individual as she begins he walk with Jesus Christ. 

Uganda Facing ‘Imminent’ Terror Attack; Christians Urged to be Alert, Cautious

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

 The United States Embassy issued a warning of "imminent threat" for Uganda by the Al Shabaab Islamic terror group. Although Uganda has a majority-Christian population, Muslims are populated throughout the country in dense clusters, within which Christians face severe persecution. It is possible that an infrastructure is in place to support an attack equal or larger in scope than Nairobi's Westgate Mall massacre. Given Al Shabaab's great effort to avoid harming fellow Muslims in that attack, it is likely that any target in Uganda will be one with predominantly Christian personnel or symbolism. ICC encourages Christians in Uganda to be alert and cautious for suspicious persons or activities, to keep mobile phones at hand, and to closely monitor police and media updates, especially at worship this Sunday.

Even in Uganda, Majority Christians Suffer Persecution

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Reports recount severe incidents of Christian persecution perpetrated by minority Muslims in Uganda, primarily in the east. A predominantly Christian nation, Uganda is not a traditional home to acts of persecution; however, predominantly Islamic communities, in recent years, have created localized cultures of hostility that has led to vicious beatings of Christians, arson of Christian homes, honor killings, and a public out-lash against Christian business and education.

Thousands of Christians Celebrate Martyrs Day in Uganda

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Ugandan Pastor Speaks Up After Acid Attacks By Muslim Radicals

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

“The people who did this to me, they thought they are serving God. But I feel sorry for them and I forgive them, because they didn’t know what they were doing.”

Christian Victim of Acid Attack Harbors No Hate Towards Muslim Attackers

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Muslim Persecution of Christians: February 2012

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Raymond Ibrahim reports for Gatestone Institute that, “Half of Iraq's indigenous Christians are gone, due to the unleashed forces of jihad [holy war]. Many Christians fled to nearby Syria; yet, as the Assad regime comes under attack from al-Qaeda and others… Christians are experiencing a level of persecution unprecedented in the nation's modern history.” Ibrahim’s series, titled ‘Muslim Persecution of Christians,’ is published each month to document cases of persecution – whether it be general discrimination, arrests, or murder – committed by Muslims in majority Islamic countries, Asia and the West.

Doctors Try To Save Remaining Eye Of Ugandan Pastor

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Another pastor, close friend of victim of acid attack, is also ambushed.

Uganda Pastor Attacked By Muslims Heals In Israel

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

“I grew up studying Islam, but at age 18 I met some Christians who opened my eyes to the Christian faith. I soon converted.”

Former Muslim Extremist In Uganda Flees Wrath Of Ex-Colleagues

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Convert to Christianity faces death threats; father committed suicide over conversion.

Converts From Islam In Uganda Survives Societal Hostilities

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Ostracized by family and fired from his job, Christian overcomes false charge.

Christians In Uganda Demand Protection From Muslim Extremists

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Islam devotees go on defense after acid attack on preacher

Ugandan Girl Tortured For Christ Regaining Use Of Legs

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Released from hospital, Susan Ithungu takes steps with support.

Muslim Extremists In Uganda Throw Acid On Bishop

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Burns threaten eyesight of church leader who opposed Islamic courts.

Muslim Persecution of Christians: August, 2011

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Hudson New York continues their series of Muslim persecution of Christians which is published each month to document cases of persecution – whether it be general discrimination, arrests, or murder – committed by Muslims in majority Islamic countries, Asia and the West.

Girl in Uganda Loses Use of Legs after Leaving Islam for Christ

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Muslim father locked 14-year-old in room with almost no food or water for months.

Ugandan Legislation Pits Muslims Vs. Christians Over Power of Courts

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

The Muslim Personal Law bill - which would give more power to Islamic Kadhi courts for Muslims on matters of marriage, divorce and inheritance - is straining relations between Uganda’s two largest religious groups.

Ugandan Churches to Require ID Cards

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Bombings lead to security measure

My Take: In Face of Uganda Blasts, Mission Spirit Endures

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Missionaries from the United States were among the victims of Islamic bombing in Uganda. Thomas Kemper says that risk of facing violence doesn’t deter missionaries from taking the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world.

Missionaries Injured in Ugandan Bombings

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

American missionaries are among the victims of Islamic terror attack in Uganda.

Islamist Terror Rocks Uganda

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

“We have killed many Christians in the enemy capital, (Kampala).”

Ugandan Pastor Alive and Well After Several Assasination Attempts By Muslim Radicals

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Muslim radicals made several attempts to kill Pastor Zachariah but God miraculously saved his life.

Muslims Raid Worship Service

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Analysts worry attack indicator of more violence

Muslim Extremists Attack Worship Service in Uganda

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Church member taking photos beaten, building damaged.

Uganda: Threats, Expulsions For Christian Couple

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Hostilities evident in Muslim area where missionaries were slain.

LRA rebels ‘torch crowded church’

Monday, January 19th, 2009

"The LRA entered around midnight. They surprised the faithful of the church who were in a prayer vigil. They burned them in the church."

Caritas says 400 killed in Congo church massacre

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Members of the Ugandan rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), killed 400 Christians who were celebrating Christmas at a Catholic Church in Congo.

Ugandan LRA ‘in church massacre’

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

"Bodies of the women and children, with deep cuts are littered inside and outside the church,"

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