(BURKINA FASO) JUST IN: Human Rights Watch Report: Roughly 20 attackers separated men from women near a Protestant church in Pansi on Sunday before killing Christians and Muslims and setting the building on fire, officials in the West African country announced Monday #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Feb.17: Human rights advocates fear attacks against Christians are increasing “at an alarming rate” in Burkina Faso following a weekend assault that left 24 dead, including a pastor: “Perpetrators use victims’ links to government or their faith to justify the killings, while others appear to be reprisal killings for killings by the government security forces,” Corinne Dufka, the region’s director for Human Rights Watch, told the Associated Press………………….She added analysts are worried that attacks against civilians, including against Christians, are increasing there “at an alarming rate.”

Gunmen kill 24 near Burkina Faso church as attacks against Christians increasing ‘at alarming rate’

Fox News – Greg Norman – 6-Hours ago – Video

Last week in Yagha province – where Sunday’s assault occurred