Flag of India. (Wikipedia, Mellisa Anthony Jones)

Non-Hindu Religious Activity Banned in Area of Chhattisgarh, India

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Church leaders in India have asked national and Chhattisgarh state officials to reverse a ban on non-Hindu religious activity that more than 50 villages have reportedly adopted. The head of the Religious Liberty Commission of the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) wrote to Union and Chhattisgarh officials on July 10 […]

Tana River in county of the same name in Kenya. (Morning Star News via Wikipedia)

Christians Killed in Attacks in Coastal Region of Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two Christians near Kenya’s coast were killed Monday night (July 7) following attacks by suspected Islamic extremists over the weekend on two predominantly Christian villages that left more than 30 people dead, sources said. In the attack Monday night, the assailants arrived at Covenant Church, three kilometers north of Hindi, […]

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. (Wikipedia)

Boko Haram Attacks Relentless in Wake of Kidnapping of Girls in Nigeria

(Morning Star News) – After a massacre in which members of the Islamic extremist Boko Haram group last month dressed in Nigerian Army fatigues, Christian leaders believe elements in the military must be complicit in the often-unchallenged attacks on Christians. In the wake of the group’s kidnapping of more than 300 high school girls, Boko […]

Breaking News

Tribute to Shahbaz Bhatti. (Morning Star News via Pakistan Today)

Main Suspect in Bhatti Murder in Pakistan Released as Death Threats Stall Prosecution

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – More than three years after the assassination of Pakistan’s first Christian cabinet-level minister, Islamist extremists have silenced prosecution witnesses and the prime suspect was released on bail on July 11, the prosecutor said. With prosecution witnesses unwilling to record their statements in court due to Islamic extremist death threats, there [...]

Spotlight

Roger Kiska of Alliance Defending Freedom. (Scandinavianhumandignityaward.org)

Swedish Midwife Sues State over Dismissal for Refusing to Aid in Abortions

(Morning Star News) – A Scandinavian rights group has filed suit against … [Read More...]

Kerolos Shouky Attallah. (Nations Without Borders)

Copt Convicted of ‘Blasphemy’ in Egypt for ‘Liking’ Facebook Page

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A young Christian man in Upper Egypt … [Read More...]

El Amarawy mosque in Minya, Egypt. (Wikipedia)

Noted Convert in Egypt, Formerly Known as Hegazy, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A judge in Egypt yesterday sentenced … [Read More...]

Commentary & Analysis

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. (Wikipedia)

Boko Haram Attacks Relentless in Wake of Kidnapping of Girls in Nigeria

(Morning Star News) – After a massacre in which members of the Islamic extremist Boko Haram group last month dressed in Nigerian Army fatigues, Christian leaders believe elements in the military must be complicit in the often-unchallenged attacks on Christians. In the wake of the group’s kidnapping of more than 300 high school girls, Boko [...]

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