Sudan flag (The World Factbook)

Attorneys for Meriam Ibrahim Banned from Leaving Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudan this week banned five attorneys from leaving the country after another lawyer accused them of tainting the country’s image by defending Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian mother of two falsely accused of apostasy, two of the attorneys said. The move came in response to attorney Iman Hassan submitting a letter […]

Rights activist Mina Thabet (center) and others examine church building set ablaze on Aug. 14, 2013. (Morning Star News)

One Year after Historic Attacks, Egypt Has Yet to Aid Christians

ISTANBUL (Morning Star News) – One year after the attacks, Mina Thabet can still see the ruins in his mind; a seemingly endless series of scorched, hollowed-out church buildings, schools, homes and businesses stretching out across Egypt. On Aug. 14, 2013, thousands of Muslims began a four-day rampage throughout the country seeking revenge for the military-backed, […]

Gao Zhisheng. (China Aid)

Nightmare Continues for Family of Freed Prisoner of Conscience in China

(Morning Star News) – When Chinese authorities released Christian human rights attorney Gao Zhisheng from prison on Aug.7, we didn’t hear anything from him, presumably because of the communist state’s one-year prohibition against him saying anything publicly that might “damage the reputation or interests of the state.” His family had telephone conversations with him, but […]

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Quran Gate in Shiraz, Iran (Amir Hussain Zolfaghary, Wikipedia)

Pastors in Iran Could Face Death Penalty

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Three pastors in Iran are facing charges that could lead to the death penalty for activities in the house-church movement in an unprecedented crackdown on converts from Islam, according to human rights groups. Iranian authorities recently filed charges against Silas Rabbani, assistant pastor in a Church of Iran group in [...]

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Hussein Hassan Mohammed, face hidden as a security precaution. (Morning Star News)

Convert from Islam in Kenya Released from Prison after Beatings, Attempted Poisoning

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A recent convert from Islam arrested … [Read More...]

Borno state, Nigeria. (Wikipedia)

Massacre in Predominantly Christian Gwoza, Nigeria Said to Leave 100 Dead

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After weeks of sacking villages and … [Read More...]

Rep. Chris Smith in recent trip to Nigeria. (Morning Star News)

Christians Killed in Nigeria in 1st Half of Year 91 Percent of Total Last Year, Group Says

(Morning Star News) – Islamist extremist group Boko Haram and others killed … [Read More...]

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Gao Zhisheng. (China Aid)

Nightmare Continues for Family of Freed Prisoner of Conscience in China

(Morning Star News) – When Chinese authorities released Christian human rights attorney Gao Zhisheng from prison on Aug.7, we didn’t hear anything from him, presumably because of the communist state’s one-year prohibition against him saying anything publicly that might “damage the reputation or interests of the state.” His family had telephone conversations with him, but [...]

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