Benghazi, Libya, where Islamic extremists killed three Christians. (Wikimedia, Dennixo)

Three Egyptian Cousins Go to Libya; None Comes Back Alive

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – The youngest cousin was carried back home in an ambulance, half dead with a bullet lodged in his skull. The next came back to the village just a month after he left, to be buried in a Coptic cemetery. Another cousin disappeared in 2012; he is thought to have been […]

Flag of Uganda. (Wikipedia)

Muslim in Uganda Kills Daughter for Leaving Islam, Sister Says

NAIROBI, Kenya  (Morning Star News) – The 17-year-old daughter of a Muslim man in Uganda was able to attend one church service this month before he killed her for leaving Islam, sources said. Abdul Hakim Ibanda of Kamuli town in eastern Uganda beat Nanvunani Shamimu and her 19-year-old sister, Nawudo Hasifa, with a blunt instrument […]

Hang Thi Dia, 9, after whipping with electrical cable. (Morning Star News)

Authorities in Vietnam Incite Villagers to Attack Christian Converts

(Morning Star News) – Inciting social hostility appears to have become a key way government officials in rural Vietnam try to contain, or at least slow, the growth of Christianity among ethnic minorities, sources said. Ethnic Hmong Christians were the targets of two incidents the past two months in Vietnam’s northwest. Village officials in Son […]

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Palace of Europe, headquarters of Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France. (Wikipedia)

European Effort to Control Unofficial Religious Groups, Homeschooling Disarmed

(Morning Star News) – Opponents of a European initiative paving the way for governments to rule on the legitimacy of religious groups and reduce homeschooling rights – thus laying the groundwork for potential persecution of Christians – won a battle this month in the Council of Europe, sources said. In Europe, where public education often [...]

Spotlight

Sunny Masih, said to be murdered by Muslim for declining Islam. (Morning Star News)

Family of Christian Shot Dead in Pakistan Doubts Suicide Claim

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – The family of a 24-year-old … [Read More...]

Engraved image at Temple of Kom Ombo, Egypt. (Eliane Ceccon)

Christians Killed in Egypt Reflect Growing Hatred in Segments of Society

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A Coptic Christian teacher in Egypt … [Read More...]

Hassan Muwanguzi. (Morning Star News)

Convert from Islam in Uganda, Former Sheikh, Says Muslim Relatives Poisoned Him

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim relatives of a convert from … [Read More...]

Commentary & Analysis

Hang Thi Dia, 9, after whipping with electrical cable. (Morning Star News)

Authorities in Vietnam Incite Villagers to Attack Christian Converts

(Morning Star News) – Inciting social hostility appears to have become a key way government officials in rural Vietnam try to contain, or at least slow, the growth of Christianity among ethnic minorities, sources said. Ethnic Hmong Christians were the targets of two incidents the past two months in Vietnam’s northwest. Village officials in Son [...]

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