Nubu Kiiza and husband Suleiman, parents-in-law of Christian mother who lost her infant daughter. (Morning Star News)

Muslim Villagers in Eastern Uganda Kill Christian Woman, Infant Girl, Sources Say

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda last week killed a Christian woman for refusing to allow a mosque on her property, and in the same district Muslim relatives of a young Christian mother poisoned her baby, sources said. Efranse Kadondo, a 50-year-old Catholic of Naigobya village, Kiyunga Sub-County in Luuka District, […]

Several Christian families were threatened in Palamu District, Jharkhand. (Saji Thomas, Matters India)

Police in India Threaten to Fine Christians Attacked by Hindu Extremists

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A month after a crowd of village Hindus in Jharkhand state, India summoned 25 Christians, tied up six of them and beat them with sticks, some of the assailants ran into one of the Christians and asked if he was still worshipping Christ. The Hindu extremists in Hunter village, Palamu […]

Nguyen Van Dai. (Danluan.org)

Persecuted Rights Advocates in Vietnam Seek Help from World’s Democracies

(Morning Star News) – In 2006, the U.S. State Department removed Vietnam from its list of Countries of Particular Concern, citing the release of religious prisoners and the easing of religious restrictions. Two months later, the United States granted Vietnam permanent normal trade status, paving the way for Vietnam to join the World Trade Organization […]

Breaking News

Blasphemy Law in Pakistan Claims another Victim – and His Accusers

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Pakistan who reported an attempt to blackmail him for allegedly blaspheming Islam’s prophet was sentenced to death this week in a bizarre case riddled with police irregularities, sources said. Anjum Naz Sindhu, 65-year-old Catholic owner of a prominent chain of schools in Gujranwala, received the death sentence […]




Spotlight

Muslim in Eastern Uganda Burns 9-Year-Old Son for Accepting Christ, Sources Say

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Commentary & Analysis

Persecuted Rights Advocates in Vietnam Seek Help from World’s Democracies

(Morning Star News) – In 2006, the U.S. State Department removed Vietnam from its list of Countries of Particular Concern, citing the release of religious prisoners and the easing of religious restrictions. Two months later, the United States granted Vietnam permanent normal trade status, paving the way for Vietnam to join the World Trade Organization […]