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 a congregation in East Jerusalem, young men with ties to a Palestinian militant group wired shut a church door and sprayed a gaseous substance at those inside hours before dawn on Monday (Sept. 29), church sources said. No one was injured as those […]

Yanga Monday, slain in Karshin Daji, Kaduna. (Morning Star News)

Two Pastors among 46 Christians Killed in Kaduna State, Nigeria

KARSHIN DAJI, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Following attacks on three towns in Nigeria’s Kaduna state last week that killed 46 Christians, church leaders said the Muslim Fulani assailants seem driven to rid the area of Christianity and use the land to graze their cattle. Two pastors were among 31 Christians killed just after midnight on […]

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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Lao village structure. (HRWLRF)

Seven Christians Arrested in Laos for Meeting for Worship

(Morning Star News) – Local officials in Laos arrested seven Christians for meeting for worship on Sunday (Sept. 28), according to a rights group. The chief of Boukham village, in Atsaphangthong District, Savannakhet Province, along with village security officials and police arrested the Christians as they ate lunch after meeting for worship in the home [...]

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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 … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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