Month: May 2019

Analysis: Curbing the Rise of Violence against Christians in Burkina Faso

May 21, 2019 Recent attacks on Christians in Burkina Faso have indicated a new frontier for violence in the conflict-struck country. While Islamist militant groups such as Ansarul Islam have continued to attack any vestige of the State in the northern region of the country, other Islamist outfits, such as the Group for the Support of Islam and …

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Analysis: Securing the Future of Sri Lanka’s Christians Following the Easter Attacks

May 6, 2019 The Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka signaled the emergence of a new threat to the country’s Christians. While in the past, extremist Buddhist and Hindu elements have carried out acts of intimidation and violence against churches in the country; attacks by radical Islamists on Christians were an unheard phenomenon. Worryingly, while …

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