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Seven secondary schools run by religious minorities, including Christians, have been targeted and seized by authorities.
While the world has its eyes on the tragedy in Sri Lanka, the church in Nigeria also suffered a series of attacks during the Easter period.
Egypt legalised 156 churches and service buildings on Tuesday, 5 March. The total number of approved Christian churches in Egypt is now 783.
The 2019 World Watch List reports 4,136 Christians in the top 50 countries were killed for their faith. Nigeria alone accounts for 90% of those killed.
Five church leaders appeared in court on Wednesday 8 August, prepared to defend the ownership of their church’s property. They were not expecting a verdict at this hearing.
The Rwanda Governance Board continues to close any church that fails to meet new requirements laid down at the beginning of the year.