Martyr Counter Page

One Christian killed

8th March 2017

Date of Birth / Age: 02-Sep-2016 Date Killed: Place Killed: Peshawar in north-west Pakistan Circumstance: the terrorists’ original intended targets – military installations nearby – were impenetrable because the authorities had been alerted to the plot, so the suicide bombers turned on the nearby Christian community instead.

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Samuel Masih

8th March 2017

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: Place Killed: Circumstance: killed by the attackers as he raised the alarm, whilst two guards employed to guard the Colony and three members of the security forces were injured in resisting the attack. Two of the attackers detonated their suicide jackets. The other two…

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30 Ethiopian Christians

8th March 2017

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: Place Killed: Circumstance: Islamic State group (IS) killed 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya earlier in this year, captioning their video of the incident “worshippers of the cross belonging to the hostile Ethiopian church” and issued a warning that IS was now operating within Ethiopia.

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Bridget Abahime

8th March 2017

Age: 74 Years old Date Killed: Place Killed: Circumstance: was followed and killed at a market in Kano, following accusations that she had insulted the Islamic faith.

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Pastor Chukwu Ekere

8th March 2017

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: Place Killed: Ohigha community in Rivers State, Nigeria Circumstance: “The gang also confessed to have been responsible for the kidnapping of Pastor Chukwu Ekere of same Ohigha community and killed him for the simple reason that the man of God disturbed them with his preaching…

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500 predominantly Christian

8th March 2017

Date Killed: Place Killed: Aku, Odugbeho, Aila, Okokolo and Ikobi, Benue, Nigeria. Circumstance: Radical Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria have killed close to 500 predominantly Christian farmers in Benue state in central Nigeria in a series of attacks over the last month, and are reportedly still hiding out among villagers, making survivors…

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Kunam Musa Blak

10th December 2016

Age: 50 Years old Date Killed: 10-Dec-2016 Place Killed: Kafanchan, kaduna state, Nigeria. Circumstance: Village attacked by Fulani Herdsmen in which she was killed

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8 People

3rd December 2016

Date Killed: Dec-2016 Place Killed: Near Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria. Circumstance: Attack by Boko Haram

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Daniel Akai La’azarus Yakubu, Joel Tanko, Fine Gambo Jolly Dego,

25th November 2016

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: 23 to 25-Nov-2016 Place Killed: Circumstance: All killed in a three day attack by Islamic Fulani cattle herdsmen

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Christians killed by Islamist Herdsmen

14th November 2016

Christians killed by Islamist Herdsmen

Christians killed by Islamist Herdsmen Group: Jimmy Tiger, 28 years. Ishaku Gyang, 40 years. Dachung Monday, 20 years. Felix John, 32 years.

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Twelve Christians were killed

25th October 2016

Date Killed: 25-Oct-2016 Place Killed: Town of Mandera, north-east Kenya Circumstance: When al-Shabaab Islamist militants attacked a guesthouse. Earlier in the month another al-Shabaab attack in the same town (killed six Christians in a residential compound.)

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40 Christians

15th October 2016

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: 15-Oct-2016 Place Killed: Circumstance: Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed more than 40 Christians in an attack in this town in northern Nigeria on Saturday

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6 Christians

2nd October 2016

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: Oct-2016 Place Killed: Mandera Kenya Circumstance: Killed by Al-Shabaab

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Nasrin Abek

29th September 2016

Age: 35 years old Date Killed: 29-Sep-2016 Place Killed: Sidney, Australia Circumstance: Darbanou, 42, was allegedly enraged that his wife had converted to Christianity and killed the 35-year-old hairdresser in a frenzied knife attack. (Iranian couple)

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Ajiya Hamza

26th September 2016

Ajiya Hamza

Age: 20 Years old Date Killed: 26-Sep-2016 Place Killed: Godogodo, southern Kaduna state, Nigeria Circumstance: Ajiya Hamza, 20, was killed in Sept. 24-26 attack in Godogodo by Muslim Fulani herdsmen. (Morning Star News). Besides the eight slain on Sept. 24-26 in Godogodo, a predominantly Christian community in Kaduna state, the Muslim Fulani…

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200 Christians

26th September 2016

Date Killed: 26-Sep-2016 Place Killed: Kouango CAR Circumstance: a Muslim forcibly seized the wife of a non-Muslim. In the altercation that followed, the Muslim was killed. In response “Seleka militants from Bambari descended on the town in force, killing men, women and children in their path

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Monday Hamza, Musa Gwari, Joseph Nok, Luka Ali Ishaku Ali, Ikechukwu James Daniel Silas

26th September 2016

Date Killed: 24 to 26-Sep-2016 Place Killed: Godogodo, southern Kaduna state, Nigeria Circumstance: Those killed in the first attack, in Sept. 24-26 attack in Godogodo by Muslim Fulani herdsmen.

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Perfecto Padilla

11th September 2016

Perfecto Padilla

Age: 52 Years old Date Killed: 11-Sep-2016 Place Killed: Sultan Kudarat, Philippines Circumstance: Was resting outside his house in a hammock when two militant Muslim men came by on motorcycles and began firing what was believed to be a 45-calibre pistol from about five metres away. Perfecto was struck by seven…

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Nigeria Group

5th September 2016

Nigeria Group

7 Christians Killed in Pre-arranged attack in Kafanchan, Nigeria. 85 year old village head John Zogo Yakubu Abuja,  80 years. Adamu Bulus, 30 years. Majhe Audu, 50 years. Karu Amos, 42 years. Confidence Kibadu, 29 years.  Kurma Amos, 44 years.

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26 Christians

3rd September 2016

Date Killed: Sep-2016 Place Killed: In the village of Ndomete, near Kaga-Bandoro, about 350 km (220 miles) north of the capital Bangu. Circumstance: The Seleka (rebels) went door to door … The village chief was among the victims,” said Albert Mokpeme said. “It was a massacre.”

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Samuel Masih

2nd September 2016

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: 02-Sep-2016 Place Killed: A Christian community near Peshawar, Pakistan Circumstance: Samuel Masih, was killed as he raised the alarm, but guards managed to prevent any further civilian deaths. All four attackers died, either from detonating their suicide jackets or from gunfire by the guards. According to…

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Rev. Luka Ubangari

21st August 2016

Rev. Luka Ubangari

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: 21-Aug-2016 Place Killed: Circumstance: was ambushed and shot dead on Sunday, August 21 as he returned home by motorcycle to Shawa village, Kaduna state, after a visit to evangelize in nearby Golkofa village. It is suspected that his attackers were Muslim Fulani herdsmen. Just five days…

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Enoch Shabani

10th August 2016

Enoch Shabani

Age: 32 Years old Date Killed: 10-Aug-2016 Place Killed: Tree in Mbarara District. Kenya Circumstance: The blood-stained body of a convert from Islam, was found hanging from tree on Aug. 10 at about 8 p.m. he heard Shaban shouting for help after another man said, “We have warned you several times…

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Pastor Yohan

29th July 2016

Pastor Yohan

Pastor Yohan Maraiah, 55 year old pastor was dragged from his home and taken by force into the forest. His body was dumped near the village, with his hands tied behind his back. The Maoists repeatedly stabbed him and shot him. The rebels claim he was murdered for having “accumulated…

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Jacques Hamel

26th July 2016

Jacques Hamel

Jacques Hamel was a French Catholic priest in the parish of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray. On 26 July 2016, Hamel was murdered during the 2016 Normandy church attack by two Muslim men pledging allegiance Born: November 30, 1930, Darnétal, France Died: July 26, 2016, Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray, France Archdiocese: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Rouen Ordination: June 30, 1958 Siblings: Roselyne Hamel

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Pastor Robert Bakulubanywa

24th July 2016

Pastor Robert Bakulubanywa

Date Killed: 24-Jul-2016 Place Killed: Bubulanga village, Kibuku District, Eastern uganda Circumstance: Upset with a pastor for evangelizing and refusing to sell them land for a mosque, Muslims in eastern Uganda tied him up and killed him on Sunday (July 24), “They grabbed him, then tied him up and cut him with…

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29 People

14th July 2016

Date Killed: 14-July-2016 Place Killed: Boko Haram militants also attacked two other Christian villages in the Borno State, the community of Dille and surrounding villages of Askira Uba Circumstance: Last Monday, Boko Haram militants also attacked two other Christian villages in the Borno State and killed at least 29 people and left…

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Eunice Elisha

12th July 2016

Eunice Elisha

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: 12-Jul-2016 Place Killed: Gbazango area of Kubwa, Abuja Circumstance: a Redeemed Christian Church of God’s pastor, was hacked to death at the Gbazango area of Kubwa, Abuja, by suspected Muslim fanatics, while conducting an early morning preaching. Shocking photos of the attack show her badly-battered…

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Rev. Joseph Zachariah Kurah

30th June 2016

Rev. Joseph Zachariah Kurah

Rev. Joseph Zachariah Kurah, the 47 years-old pastor of Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA), who was killed on 30th June 2016, may have been singled out,  investigation revealed. Some armed men, on his way to inspect a church re-roof project in Obi, Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, murdered…

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Zakka Kagoma (and two other Christians yet to be identified)

31st May 2016

Age: 40 Years old Date Killed: 31-May-2016 Place Killed: Fadan Karshi, Nassarawa State, Nigeria Circumstance: Herdsmen attacked another Christian homes killing them.

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Mehwishi

10th May 2016

Mehwishi

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: 10-May-2016 Place Killed: Circumstance: A 14-year-old Pakistani Christian girl called Mehwish was hired by a Muslim family to help at an evening party in March. She never returned. Her father Tanveer went several times to the house to ask for her and eventually in May…

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16 Christian men on the shores of Lake Chad by slitting their throats, an international Catholic

27th July 2015

Date Killed: 27-July-2015, occurred around 4 p.m. Place Killed: in the villages of Bundaram, Fishdam and Kwatar Mali. Circumstance: the Islamic State-affiliated militant group sliced the throats of 16 Christian fishermen last Monday on Lake Chad in Nigeria’s Borno state.

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Monica Mark

4th July 2015

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: Jul-2015 Place Killed: Circumstance: who was one of the over 200 Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, did not convert to Islam and died “for the sake of Christ” when the terror group forced her to choose between her life and her…

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Pastor Joshua Adah

3rd January 2015

Date of Birth / Age: Date Killed: Jan-2015 Place Killed: in the village of Bantaje, Nigeria Circumstance: Pastor, who is touted as a dedicated servant to the poor, was “butchered” to death last week on his way back from pastoral duties by Muslim Fulani herdsmen, whom some say could be linked…

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