Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) Documents 'Preaching Efforts' To Muslim Villagers In Northeastern Nigeria

June 10, 2024

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On June 8, 2024, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) published[1] a photoset documenting "preaching efforts" by the group in Nigeria's Borno state. The photos show ISWAP operatives seated in chairs, lecturing to local Muslims seated on the ground, and distributing written materials.

The following is a selection from the photos:

On May 20, ISWAP published a previous photoset documenting preaching activity in Borno.[2]

Islamic State (ISIS) affiliates in Africa often conduct campaigns to preach their ideology to Muslims in areas under their control. Recently, the Islamic State Mozambique Province (ISMP) have reported such activity in northern Mozambique.[3]

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