International Institute for Religious Freedom

Bonn – Cape Town – Colombo

Niger

Reports

Niger: Niger Feels Ripple Effect of Boko Haram as Fears of Food Shortage Spread

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest - December 12, 2016

Africa: French priest’s murder ‘horrifies’, but in Africa alone, many church attacks and leaders killed

The 26 July killing of a Catholic priest in his church in St. Etienne du Rouvray, France, once again has pushed jihadist violence into the headlines. The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility...

Niger: Islamist violence strains a poor nation's warm welcome for refugees

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest - July 6, 2016

Niger: Islamist violence strains a poor nation's warm welcome for refugees

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest - July 6, 2016

Niger: Niger says 34 migrants, including 20 children, found dead

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest - June 16, 2016

Niger: Boko Haram attacks prison in Niger, four killed: military

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest - July 18, 2015

Niger: Christians in Niger still recovering from attacks on churches after Charlie Hebdo massacre

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest - April 23, 2015

Niger: Recent violence in Niger shows growing intolerance among religious groups

Mixed emotions were evident as members of the Christian community in Niger gathered for their services on Sunday, Jan 25, 2015. Some were full of joy to get back to church; others could barely hide th...

Niger: Niger declares three days of mourning after deadly cartoon demos

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest - January 23, 2015

Niger: Niger declares three days of mourning after deadly cartoon demos

Taken from USCIRF Daily News Digest - January 21, 2015

Niger: 70+ churches destroyed as ‘anti-Charlie’ protests spread in Niger

The Christian community in Niger says it is in shock in the wake of weekend violence that has claimed the lives of ten people and led to the destruction of dozens of places of worship and Christian ho...

Niger: Churches burned down over anti-Charlie Hebdo demonstration in Niger

At least five churches in southeastern Niger were ransacked and burned down Friday by hundreds of Islamist demonstrators angered by a cartoon published by the French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Muslim Extremists from Niger Help Kill Christians in Nigeria

Boy, 10, and security guard for local official among those slain.