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

Jan 18, 2022

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Lawmakers, Students in London Join Christian Entity’s Protest against Nigeria's Abductions

Oct 31, 2021

Parliamentarians, religious leaders, and students are among protesters who have joined the call by UK-based human rights foundation, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), to end school abductions in Nigeria.

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Christian HR Group Condemns Detention of Egyptian Quranic Blogger Who Challenged Extremism

Oct 23, 2021

The leadership of Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for the release of an Islamic blogger in Egypt whose Quranic content challenged religious extremist narratives in the country.

The shoes of children abducted from Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna. Photo: Bosan Yakusak.

International Christian Entity Calls “for action” to Stop Attacks on Schools in Nigeria

Oct 22, 2021

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), an international human rights body that advocates for religious freedom, has launched a global campaign calling “for action to stem” attacks that target learning institutions in Nigeria. 

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Christian Entity Faults Sudan’s Exit from UN HR Council Support, Says Timing “Critical”

Oct 14, 2021

Sudan has exited the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) agenda at a critical point in the country’s political transition, a time it needs global support the most, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has said.

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Christian Foundation Decries Lengthy Detention of Orphanage Co-founder in Nigeria

Oct 8, 2021

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is demanding the release of a professor accused of forging certificates to start a foundation that takes care of homeless children in Nigeria’s Kaduna State where many have lost their guardians owing to protracted militant attacks.  

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Attack in Nigeria’s Kaduna State “a massacre against natives”: Catholic Priest

Sep 29, 2021

A Catholic Priest in Nigeria’s Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna has described the Sunday, September 26 attack in the country’s Kaduna state as “a massacre” and one of the worst attacks against innocent Christians in the embattled Nigerian State.

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Christian Foundation Urges UN to Focus Attention on Nigeria’s Deteriorating Security

Sep 26, 2021

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), an international human rights body that advocates for religious freedom, is calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) to be attentive to the deteriorating security situation in Nigeria where Islamist groups are reportedly persecuting Christians.