Blasphemy allegations inflame Islamist passions in Pakistan. (File photo)

Police in Pakistan Arrest Christian Victim of Beating, Blasphemy Accusation

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Police in Pakistan on Monday (May 23) jailed a Christian after Muslims upset that he tried to stop them from teasing girls beat him and accused him of posting blasphemous content on Facebook, sources said. Hospital staff refused to treat Usman Liaqat after the beating, saying he had to first […]

A relative of two children killed on May 1 in Heiban points to the site where a government bomb hit. (Nuba Reports)

Infant Boy Killed in Sudanese Air Force Bombing of Christian Family

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A Sudanese Air Force bombing of civilians in the Nuba Mountains town of Heiban on Monday (May 23) struck a Christian family, killing a 6-month-old boy and wounding six others, a rebel source said. One of several bombs dropped from a Russian-made Antonov plane on the town in South […]

Street in Vinh, Vietnam. (Quang Trung Vinh, Wikipedia)

‘Accident’ Kills Evangelical Pastor, New Christian in Vietnam

VINH, Vietnam (Morning Star News) – On the evening of May 5, pastor Dang Ba Nham, his wife, and a church elder were praying on a roadside with a woman who had recently converted to Christianity in this city on the north central coast of Vietnam. They stood in front of the property of the new […]

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Pastor Re-Arrested in Sudan Could Face Capital Crime Charges, Sources Say

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudanese authorities on Wednesday (May 25) re-arrested Sudanese church leader Kwa Shamaal, who along with a denominational colleague could face charges calling for the death penalty, attorneys said. Pastor Shamaal, head of missions for the Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC), was re-arrested in Khartoum after a National Intelligence and […]




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Commentary & Analysis

‘Accident’ Kills Evangelical Pastor, New Christian in Vietnam

VINH, Vietnam (Morning Star News) – On the evening of May 5, pastor Dang Ba Nham, his wife, and a church elder were praying on a roadside with a woman who had recently converted to Christianity in this city on the north central coast of Vietnam. They stood in front of the property of the new […]