CSW to mark second anniversary of Leah Sharibu's abduction

Christian Solidarity Worldwide will mark the second anniversary of the abduction of Christian schoolgirl Leah Sharibu in Dapchi, Nigeria, by protesting outside the Nigerian High Commission in London on Wednesday 19 February.

Leah Sharibu is one of 110 girls abducted from their school in Dapchi, Nigeria, by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), an offshoot of Boko Haram in February 2018. While all of her surviving classmates were released the following month following negotiations by the Nigerian government, Leah was not released because she refused to convert in exchange for her freedom. She has remained in terrorist captivity ever since.

Eritrean gospel singer Helen Berhane, who spent two and a half years imprisoned by Eritrean authorities in a shipping container on account of her faith and CSW's Founder and Chief Executive Mervyn Thomas will be speaking.

Event details:

Date and time: Wednesday 19 February, 3pm
Location: Nigerian High Commission, 9 Northumberland Ave, London, WC2N 5BX



Tags: Leah Sharibu, CSW, Mervyn Thomas, Helen Berhane

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