Jubilee Campaign Launches Website to Document Facts on Terrorist Violence in Nigeria

Source:           www.jubileecampaign.org

Date:               December 28, 2012

 

Jubilee Campaign is launching a public site where the FACTS of the ongoing violence in Nigeria can be clearly presented. With this site we hope to clearly illuminate the situation and allow concerned citizens, NGOs, Academics and policy-makers to find the relevant information quickly as well as providing links and sources for those who wish to pursue the subject further.

You can find the blog at factsnigeriaviolence.wordpress.com

On the blog you can find our spreadsheet of all incidents which were reported by the media or by our sources on the ground for the years 2010, 2011, and 2012. The website also contains a spreadsheet where you can view the attacks totals on Christians, Muslims, and the Government. This is important because so many sources mistakenly label Boko Haram as non-religious or only concerned with local matters, when in fact Boko Haram sees itself as part of the global jihadist movement.

Please feel free to pass this website along to friends and family in Nigeria. While right now we are posting incidents reported by the media and by our NGO contacts, we hope that this site could serve as a record, for all the Nigerians who have lost friends and loved ones to the violence in northern Nigeria. We have set up a new gmail account This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. specifically to receive reports from the Nigerian people.

Please send us your stories, tells us the names of the fallen, the date and place of the incident and a brief summation of what took place and we will be glad to keep a record for all the world to see.

We hope this website can be tool for those who make policy, and a comfort to the Nigerian people.

In HIS Grace and Peace

Ann Buwalda,
Executive Director
Jubilee Campaign

PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO SIGN THE PETITION TO DESIGNATE BOKO HARAM AS A TERRORIST GROUP

If this petition gets 25,000 signatures by Tomorrow the White House will review it and respond. At the time of this writing we have 1,660 signatures. Please help us reach our goal by December 29.

Please join with us and ask that Boko Haram be labeled for what they are: terrorists.

You can view and sign the petition here

Share this short link with your friends and churches:  http://wh.gov/5YKl

Here is the text of our petition

Boko Haram has killed hundreds of innocent civilians using terrorist tactics. They deserve an FTO Designation.

The Islamic extremist group Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati  Wal-Jihad, aka Boko Haram, has killed an estimated three thousand Nigerians  in the last three years. In the beginning of 2012 Boko Haram called for the religious cleansing and genocide of Christians in the north. Since then their indiscriminate bombings have killed men, women and children; soldiers, police and civilians; Christians, Muslim and the followers of traditional African folk beliefs. They have directly targeted helpless Christians, and any  
Muslims who dare to disagree with their genocidal ambitions.

Despite all this uncontested evidence, the US has refused to designate Boko  
Haram a Foreign Terrorist Organization.

Join us in calling for the US to do the right thing and acknowledge that Boko  
Haram are terrorists.

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