"She Would Be Starting University Now, But She Is Still in Captivity"

Feb 11, 2021

Help Persecuted Christians and Their Families

February 19th marks three years in captivity for Nigerian Christian teen Leah Sharibu.

Kidnapped from a boarding school by radical terrorist group Boko Haram with more than 100 other students in 2018, she is the only one still alive and not yet home safe with her family.

Some of the girls died, tragically, in confinement — all the others were released a month after the kidnapping...

That is, everyone but Leah.

Rev. Gideon Para-Mallam, the Sharibu family's spokesperson, said, "She wanted go to university, and she would be starting university now, but she is still in captivity."

  • THREE YEARS away from family.
  • THREE YEARS stolen from her youth.
  • THREE YEARS held against her will by violent extremists who hate Christianity.

A brutal existence for anyone, let alone a young girl — alone — trying to survive — holding on to hope.

And yet: Hope remains. Your love and God's grace can make a way for her.

Through Liberty Relief International, you can minister to families like Leah's and support those facing the unknown of radical Islam's terror.

Your generous gift will offer tangible, practical hope to Christian sisters and brothers in places like Nigeria, Pakistan, Eritrea and Myanmar — throughout the Middle East and northern Africa — and in hostile nations worldwide.

Whatever God leads you to give today — 50, 75, 100, 200 dollars or more — will help relieve the suffering of believers enduring the harsh and daily reality of religious hate and persecution.

They need your voice. They need your prayers. They need your generous and ongoing support.

Following Jesus comes with great risk in many countries. But the eternal reward is greater.

Thank you for helping Christians persevere!


Mat Staver


Liberty Relief International is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

*Representative names and photos used for security reasons.

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