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Christian Entity Lauds Legalization of Hundreds of Churches in Egypt

Apr 28, 2022

The Egyptian government had granted legal status to 239 churches and other places of worship in the country, a move that Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) terms as a great improvement on the situation of Egypt’s Christian community.

Sudanese Church of Christ after apparent razing and looting in Um Bartumbu, South Kordofan. Credit: Eyes and Ears Nuba

Human Rights Agency Condemns Closing Down of Catholic-owned Building in Sudan

Mar 7, 2022

UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), has condemned the closing down of a building owned by the Catholic Church in Sudan where worshippers from different religions in the Northeastern African country meet for social activities and prayers.  

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Christian Entity Concerned about Severity of Kidnapping in Nigeria’s Kaduna State

Feb 13, 2022

The recent kidnapping and release of a Catholic Priest and the abduction of an intermediary who was delivering ransom payment in Nigeria’s Kaduna State indicate the severity of kidnappings in Nigeria, officials of the UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), have said.

Tsonje village. Credit: CSW

Christian Charity Calls for Support in Strategizing against Militias in Nigeria

Feb 7, 2022

Terrorists in Nigeria have scaled up their activities, killing large numbers of innocent civilians using high-end military equipment especially in Southern Kaduna communities, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has observed, and called for global cooperation in stemming violence in communities that are most affected in the West African country.  

Luka Binniyat. Credit: CSW

Christian Human Rights Entity “pleased” after Court Orders Release of Nigerian Journalist

Jan 30, 2022

The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is delighted following the release of a Nigerian journalist who had been arrested in November last year for criticizing the government. 

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Christian Entity Urges UN Agency to Illegitimize Rights Abuses by Sudan’s Military

Jan 28, 2022

UK-based Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has joined over 50 organizations that are pushing the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to illegitimize the actions of the Sudanese military who seized power in a coup on 25 October 2021 amid reported human rights abuses.

Luka Binniyat. Credit: CSW

Christian Entity Decries Lengthy Detention of Nigerian Journalist Critical of Government

Jan 26, 2022

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights foundation, has described the adjourning of the hearing of Luka Binniyat, a journalist who was arrested in Nigeria’s Kaduna State for criticizing the government’s inadequate response to a past attack in the State as “punitive adjournment.”

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Freedom of Religion Restrictions in Sudan Cause for Concern for Christian Rights Entity

Jan 22, 2022

The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has expressed concern about the undermining of freedom of worship and belief in Sudan.

Luka Binniyat. Credit: CSW

Christian Rights Body Decries “unwarranted delays” in Nigerian Journalist’s Court Hearing

Jan 15, 2022

The leadership of the UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), has denounced delays in the court process of a Nigerian journalist who has been detained since November last year for allegedly criticizing Kaduna State government's laxed approach to insecurity.

Rami Kamil. Credit: CSW

Christian Entity Lauds Release of Egyptian Freedom Activist after Two-year Detention

Jan 11, 2022

Officials of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) have expressed joy following the release of a Christian activist who has been in police detention for the past two years.

Anti-coup protesters in London. 30 October 2021. Credit: CSW

Closely Monitor, Record Rights Violations in Sudan: Christian Entity to UN, AU, Others

Jan 7, 2022

International and regional bodies including the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) need to closely monitor the events in Sudan and record cases of violence against protestors since the October 2021 military coup in view of investigating and prosecuting perpetrators, the leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) have said.

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Christian Entity Concerned about Court Ruling to Deny Burial Rights in Egypt

Jan 6, 2022

The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has expressed concern about an Egyptian court’s ruling permitting local authorities in the country to deny cemetery land to members of religions that are not recognized in the Northeastern African nation. 

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Catholic Charity Lauds United Nations Rights Council Push to Probe Abuses in Ethiopia

Dec 20, 2021

The leadership of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, has lauded the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for adopting a resolution that paves way for investigations into alleged abuses in the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

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Christian Entity Lauds Release of Egyptian Researcher after 22 months in Detention

Dec 16, 2021

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a UK-based human rights organization, has lauded the release of Patrick George Zaki who had been detained by Egyptian authorities since February 2020.

Late Rev. Dauda Bature. Credit: CSW

Abducted Christian Leader in Nigeria Reportedly Dies in Captivity

Dec 15, 2021

A Nigerian Church leader who was abducted on November 8 by suspected Fulani militants has reportedly died in captivity.

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Christian Foundation “deeply concerned” about Sentencing of Vocal Egyptian Lawyer

Nov 27, 2021

The leadership of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is “deeply concerned” about the sentencing of Ahmad Abdou Maher, an Egyptian lawyer and Muslim reformist thinker, who has been vocal in his criticism of the restrictions placed on the freedom of religion in his country. 

Professor Richard Solomon Musa Tarfa. Credit: CSW

UK-Based Christian Entity Decries “deliberate effort” to Extend Nigerian Professor’s Trial

Nov 24, 2021

The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has expressed concern about what it calls “deliberate effort” to “indefinitely” delay the trial of a Nigerian professor who has been accused of running unregistered orphanages in the West African country. 

Children from the Du Merci Children's Home. Credit: Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW)

Christian Entity Decries Negligence of Nigerian Orphan Injured at State Facility

Nov 15, 2021

Christian Solidarity Worldwide, a UK-based human rights organization, which specializes in religious freedom all over the world, is calling on owners of an orphanage in Nigerian to seek treatment for a boy who sustained first degree burns on the face, hands, and legs after the facility caught fire in December last year. 

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Christian Entity Lauds UN Decision to Appoint Human Rights Expert in Sudan

Nov 14, 2021

UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), has lauded the decision of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to appoint an expert who is expected to keep an eye on the deteriorating human rights situation in Sudan following last month’s coup.

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Christian Entity Concerned about Assassination Attempt on Government Workers in Sudan

Nov 3, 2021

The leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has expressed concern about the attempt on the lives of those who worked for the civilian government before the October 25 military coup in Sudan.