Church members who prayed for Hassan Muwanguzi in eastern Uganda. (Morning Star News)

Court Drops Charges of Kidnapping, ‘Human Sacrifice’ against Evangelist in Uganda

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A judge in Uganda last week dropped charges aimed at stirring up Islamist opposition against an evangelist who provides refuge to converts from Islam, sources said. A court in Tirinyi, Kibuku District on March 13 dropped the charges of kidnapping and “human sacrifice” against Hassan Muwanguzi after the complainant and […]

National Assembly Member Ochepo Entonu Adamu. (Benue state government)

One Year after Agatu Massacre, Christians Continue To Be Killed in Benue, Nigeria

MAKURDI, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A year after Muslim Fulani herdsmen slaughtered an estimated 300 predominantly Christian farmers in Agatu, Benue state, deadly attacks continued in the state the first 10 weeks of the year, sources said. More than 29 Christians in Agatu and other rural areas were reported to have died in attacks on […]

Authorities in China in altercation with woman defending her church building. (China Aid)

China’s New Policy Expected to Lead to More Religious Persecution

March 13, 2017 (Morning Star News) – China Aid’s 2016 Annual Persecution Report details a seismic shift in the Chinese government’s approach to religious policy that is expected to lead to further persecution. The report’s core subject tracks a deviation in the Chinese government’s ideological approach to religious management. During the National Conference of Religious […]

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More Christian Teachers in Sudan Arrested in Take-Over of School

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Police in Omdurman yesterday detained three Christian teachers from the Evangelical School of Sudan in a bid to help a Muslim businessman take ownership of the school, Christian sources said. They were released on bail after eight hours, charged with obstructing the work of those attempting to take over […]




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Commentary & Analysis

China’s New Policy Expected to Lead to More Religious Persecution

March 13, 2017 (Morning Star News) – China Aid’s 2016 Annual Persecution Report details a seismic shift in the Chinese government’s approach to religious policy that is expected to lead to further persecution. The report’s core subject tracks a deviation in the Chinese government’s ideological approach to religious management. During the National Conference of Religious […]