Flag of India. (Wikipedia, Mellisa Anthony Jones)

Bans on Christian Activity in Area of Chhattisgarh, India, Escalate into Violence

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Attacks on Christians in Chhattisgarh state on Saturday (Oct. 25) and earlier this month have raised suspicion that local officials are collaborating with Hindu extremists, church leaders said. Local officials on Saturday summoned area Christians to a meeting in Madota village, Bastar District, on the pretext of resolving conflict over […]

Muslims in Pakistan clamor for Asia Bibi's death sentence to be upheld in 2010. (Pakistan Today)

Death Sentence Upheld for Christian Mother in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – In spite of protests within Pakistan and abroad against the country’s blasphemy laws, the Lahore High Court today upheld the death sentence for a Christian mother accused of insulting Islam’s prophet. Aasiya Noreen, commonly known as Asia Bibi, is the first woman to be sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan. […]

Jessica Boulos, killed in Cairo, Egypt on Aug. 6, 2013. (Morning Star News photo courtesy of Boulos family)

How to Read a Persecution News Story

(Morning Star News) – Any of you who regularly follow persecution news may find that it gets hard to read after a while. In response to reader requests on how to deal with so much horrific news – one becomes either despondent or desensitized – I’ll share how I handle it. The horror of some […]

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Geneina, capital of West Darfur state, Sudan. (Wikipedia)

Human Rights Defender in Sudan without Home, Country after Muslim Extremist Attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Sudanese father of two who once worked as a human rights defender now lives in a refugee camp after surviving an attempt on his life by Islamic extremists. Before Ibrahim Ismaeil Ibrahim, 34, left Islam and dared to criticize the religion, he worked as a writer and human rights [...]

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Boko Haram members cut the back of the neck of Adamu, a Christian in Gwoza, Borno state. (Morning Star News)

Two Attempted Murders by Boko Haram Show Islamic Extremist Motives

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Adamu, 28, bears a scar on the back of … [Read More...]

Zafar Bhatti, Christian accused of blasphemy in Pakistan. (file photo)

Christian Blasphemy Suspect Misreported as Slain in Pakistani Jail Is Alive and Well

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Contrary to published reports, a … [Read More...]

Karen Dunham (center) with members of Living Bread Church in East Jerusalem. (Living Bread Church)

Attacks on Church in East Jerusalem Grow More Intense

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – In the latest of several attacks on … [Read More...]

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Jessica Boulos, killed in Cairo, Egypt on Aug. 6, 2013. (Morning Star News photo courtesy of Boulos family)

How to Read a Persecution News Story

(Morning Star News) – Any of you who regularly follow persecution news may find that it gets hard to read after a while. In response to reader requests on how to deal with so much horrific news – one becomes either despondent or desensitized – I’ll share how I handle it. The horror of some [...]

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