Most Kenyans are Christian, but violence against Christians has increased in recent years – predominantly at the hands of Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, which continues to target Christians in regions near the border with Somalia, where the group is based. Militants cross into Kenya to raid towns or attack buses, where they separate Christians from Muslims, and execute the Christians. In April 2015, Al-Shabaab slaughtered 147 students at Garissa University, and Christians were singled out and killed.

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Al-Shabaab targets Christians in Kenyan college attack

Al-Shabaab targets Christians in Kenyan college attack

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Kenyan coast Christians fear for lives as local politicians appear to be linked to Al-Shabaab

Kenyan coast Christians fear for lives as local politicians appear to be linked to Al-Shabaab

After at least 65 people were killed a month ago on June 15 in the predominantly Christian town of Mpeketoni, 40km inland from Kenya’s mainly Muslim coastal strip, attacks in the area have continued. Now residents are sleeping in a nearby prison because they are scared to stay at home. […]

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Kenyan bishops protest against pay-to-preach law

Kenyan bishops protest against pay-to-preach law

Three hundred bishops in Central Kenya confronted a county governor last week to protest against a new bill that could see clergy charged for preaching outside of their churches. The bishops, who say they represent as many as 1,200 churches within Nyeri County, marched to the governor’s office on Feb. […]

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