- 7th July, 2016894NIGERIA:
Rev Joseph Kurah, a pastor with the Evangelical Church Winning All in Obi town in Nigeria's central State of Nasarawa, was killed by suspected armed Fulani herdsmen, on 30 June.
Joseph, accompanied by three other people, had gone to his farm that evening to cut down trees for roofing wood. But as they arrived at the farm, two men armed with machetes suddenly appeared from behind them, according to local sources.
- 7th July, 2016893ERITREA:
After extensive discussions, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on 1 July calling for Un bodies to take urgent action on Eritrea.
- 7th July, 2016892CHINA:
A letter has emerged written by imprisoned pastor Yang Hua to his wife Wang Hongwu.
- 19th July, 2016895NIGERIA:
Eunice Elisha (42) was stabbed and hacked to death by Islamists early on Saturday 9 July. She was preaching in Kubwa, a suburb of the capital, Abuja.
- 30th June, 2016891IRAN:
On 27 June, Maryam Naghash Zargaran returned to Evin Prison after the prosecutor's office refused to extend her medical leave to complete her treatment.
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