Nigeria is ‘Very Close to’ Genocide of Christians

Women weep over their loved ones who died in the Christmas day bomb explosion at St. Theresa’s Catholic church in Madalla, just outside the capital Abuja December 31, 2011. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A new report out of the U.K. is sounding the alarm about the potential genocide of Christians in Nigeria.

A coalition of British parliamentarians launched an extensive study into violence there and found that Islamist Fulani herdsman killed more than 1,000 Christians last year and 6,000 since 2015.

ISIS has committed genocide against Christians in Syria and Iraq, and now it looks like we’re getting very close to a similar situation in Nigeria.

To learn more about what’s going on thereCBN News spoke with Petr Jasek, who served in Nigeria for the Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) and spent 15 months in prison in Sudan for helping persecuted Christians in that country.

Jasek said several groups are attacking Christians throughout Nigeria, but the secular media views these killings as merely a tribal conflict.

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