1,505 Nigerian Christians Killed For Their Faith This Year

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Boko Haram targeting Nigerian Christians incidents rise sharply.

More Nigerian Christians killed this year than 2013
More Nigerian Christians killed this year than 2013

Boko Haram extremists have killed nearly as many Nigerian Christians in the first seven months of this year as were killed in all of 2013, an advocacy group- Jubilee Campaign reports.

Approximately 1,505 Nigerian Christians have been killed for their faith to date this year, compared to 1,783 Nigerian Christians killed in all of 2013. The 2014 total to date is nearly 85 percent of those killed in all of 2013.