THOUSANDS of Christians killed in Nigeria “GENOCIDE” by radical militants – Ignored by the media

Guest post by Peter Imanuelsen, more commonly known as PeterSweden

It was recently reported on the Gateway Pundit that 120 Christians have been killed since February in attacks by a militant group known as the Fulani herdsmen who are mostly Muslim.

Now it has emerged that even more people were killed this Saturday. The latest attack claimed nine lives, including children, reports Christian Post. The attackers also burnt several houses in the village located in Kaduna state.

 

Open Doors USA reports that six Christians, including three women and a 9 year old child died in an attack which sent nearly 500 Africans fleeing for their lives in Congo. The village of Kalau was attacked by Allied Democratic Forces. This group was created in 1995 by Ugandan Muslim rebels.

It was reported by church leaders that in the first half of 2018, a staggering 6,000 people had been murdered by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria. The church leaders along with persecution watchdog groups such as Open Doors USA and International Christian Concerns have all said that Christians are being deliberately targeted in these attacks.

“What we have is a genocide. They are trying to displace the Christians, they are trying to possess their land and they are trying to impose their religion on the so-called infidels and pagans who they consider Christians to be.” human rights lawyer Emmanuel Ogebe told CBN News in an interview.

A former intelligence operative has estimated that roughly 20,000 people have been killed in Nigeria since 2015.


“In fact, they are an armed extremist group…They have engaged in ethnic cleansing and genocide by international standards” the expert said in an interview.

Human rights activist Stephan Enada has said that the Fulani herdsmen have taken after terrorist groups like Boko Haram, and according to him the Fulani militants have had Boko Haram branding and have been killing people with sophisticated weapons.

This story has been strangely absent in the mainstream media, with barely any media outlet covering these anti-Christian attacks.

Christians are one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world. According to Open Doors USA, a whopping 215 million Christians experience high persecution in the world today. North Korea is ranked as the most dangerous country for Christians, however Islamic oppression is behind Christian persecution in 8 of the top 10 countries.

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