Posted by: becketfund | February 20, 2008

Nigeria: Persecution of Christians Continues Despite Easing of Shari’a

JOS – Although some media reports signal the easing of Shari’a law enforcement in northern Nigeria, Christians and churches are still being attacked, according to a February 20 report by Christianity Today. In December 2007, the government in Kano State demolished four churches after demolishing ten in October 2007. Christian converts from Islam continue to receive harsh punishments from Shari’a courts in northern Nigeria.

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