Rajai-Shahr Prison in Karaj, outside Tehran. (Wikipedia)

Authorities in Iran Raid Christians’ Homes, Ask Them to Leave Country

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Iran who received 80 lashes for drinking communion wine has been asked to leave the country, human right activists said. Agents from the Iranian intelligence service, known as VEVAK, on Feb. 16 raided the home of Mehdi Reza Omidi and two other members of house churches in Rasht, […]

One of the victims prays before he and 20 other men are killed. (Screen-save Morning Star News)

Egypt in Mourning as It Bombs Libyan Terrorist Targets after Beheading of Copts

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – After months of indifference to Islamist militants killing Egyptian Christians in Libya, Egypt bombed Islamic extremist targets in Libya and declared seven days of mourning following the beheading of 21 Copts. Video released on Sunday (Feb. 15) under the logo of the militant Sunni terrorist group Islamic State (IS, formerly […]

Auschwitz-Birkenau, main track. (2004, C. Puisney)

In Nigeria, Remembrance of the Holocaust

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The 70th anniversary of the liberation of prisoners of the German concentration camp at Auschwitz on Jan. 27 brought to mind the Holocaust Memorial Museum I visited in Jerusalem in 1992. I was gripped with fear as I heard recordings of anguished cries of little children echoing off the walls […]

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Church of the Holy Virgin and the Archangel Michael in the Al-Warraq area of greater Cairo. (Morning Star News)

Islamic Extremists in Sub-Saharan Africa Pursue Convert from Islam Who Fled Egypt

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – When Ahmed Ali, a Christian convert from Islam, fled his native Egypt to a sub-Saharan nation after months of torture by his father and brothers, loneliness was not his worst problem. On the streets of the capital city of the African country (undisclosed for security reasons) last month, Ali’s uncle […]

Spotlight

Fellowship of Christian University Students facility confiscated by government. (Morning Star News)

Sudanese Air Force Bomb Kills Pregnant Christian Mother in Nuba Mountains, Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudan’s bombing of a civilian area … [Read More...]

Demonstrators protest anti-Christian attacks on Feb. 5 in New Delhi. (Morning Star News)

Police in India Manhandle, Detain Protestors against Anti-Christian Attacks

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Delhi police manhandled nuns, priests, lay … [Read More...]

Injured arm of Nabagabana Fatuma, 14. (Morning Star News)

Muslim Uncle of Two Girls in Uganda Beats, Locks Them Up without Food

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The uncle of two Muslim girls in … [Read More...]

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Auschwitz-Birkenau, main track. (2004, C. Puisney)

In Nigeria, Remembrance of the Holocaust

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The 70th anniversary of the liberation of prisoners of the German concentration camp at Auschwitz on Jan. 27 brought to mind the Holocaust Memorial Museum I visited in Jerusalem in 1992. I was gripped with fear as I heard recordings of anguished cries of little children echoing off the walls […]

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