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ICC Prosecutor visits Nigeria to discuss war crimes and crimes against humanity with government

Karim Khan of ICC visits Nigeria, April 2022
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim Khan, has made his first visit to Nigeria to discuss the next steps to investigate crimes against humanity and war crimes there, for which there is enough evidence for them to come under the ICC’s jurisdiction. Ten years of ‘preliminary examinations’ (2010-20) . . . Read More

Pakistan: ‘Attack on pastors illustrative of increasing pressure’, say Christians

Rev. William Siraj and Rev Patrick Naeem. (Source: Facebook page Church of Pakistan)
A Pakistani pastor was killed and another wounded Sunday in an attack outside their church in northwestern Peshawar. The two pastors were leaving the Shaheedan-e- all Saints’ Church where they had led the Sunday morning service when two men on a motorbike drove up to their car. They shot Rev. . . . Read More

Afghanistan overtakes N Korea as most dangerous place to live as a Christian

Afghan-women-face-highly restricted lives under the Taliban
After the August 2021 takeover by the Taliban of Afghanistan, the country has overtaken North Korea as the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian, according to the annual World Watch List of the NGO Open Doors International, out today. After 20 years at the top*, North . . . Read More