Good News Network / July 21, 2019
Because religious freedom is a core American value, it is fitting that the U.S. Department of State presents an annual award for courageous acts in upholding religious freedom anywhere in the world.
This year, one of the five people honored with the International Religious Freedom Award is Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, the Muslim religious leader who selflessly risked his own life to save Christians who would have likely been killed without his intervention.
Violent attacks in the Barkin Ladi area of Plateau State between farmers in central Nigeria, who are predominantly Christian, and nomadic herders, who are mostly Muslim, dates back to 2013.
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