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Rally to Support Nigeria ’s Persecuted Christians

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Human Rights organization, including International Christian Concern, will participate in the rally to support Christian victims of attack by Muslims in Nigeria .

04/01/2010 Nigeria (IRD)-In response to a series of recent attacks on Christian communities in Nigeria , the Institute on Religion and Democracy has joined with the editors of the journal First Things and other organizations to sponsor a rally of solidarity for Nigeria ’s Christians.

The event will feature a press conference from 4:30-5:00 p.m., immediately followed by the rally that will run until 7:00 p.m. For more information, please visit the web site for the rally:

IRD Religious Liberty Director Faith J.H. McDonnell commented:

“In Nigeria , Africa ’s most populous nation, jihad has been aggressive. Inter-religious violence resulting from radical Islam has been responsible for the deaths of over 50,000 people in the past ten years in Nigeria .

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