First Information Report of blasphemy accusation against Nadeem James. (Morning Star News)

Christian Father of Two in Pakistan Sentenced to Death for ‘Blaspheming’ Prophet of Islam

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A Christian father of two in Pakistan has been sentenced to death for blaspheming Islam’s prophet in a phone text even though he is illiterate, sources said. Nadeem James, 27, was charged in July 2016 in Gujrat District after a friend, Yasir Bashir, complained to police that he received a […]

Sharoon Masih. (Twitter)

Christian High School Student Killed in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – The father of a 17-year-old Christian who was killed in a school in Pakistan by at least one Muslim classmate said the attack was religiously motivated, a charge that police dispute. Ilyasab Masih told Morning Star News by phone from his home in Chak 461 village, Vehari District in Punjab […]

Officials collect information from Christians in Jiangsu Province. (China Aid)

China Tightens Control on Churches, Enforces Law Against Teaching Children

(Morning Star News) – China has tightened its “choke-hold” on churches across the country in recent weeks, according to advocacy group China Aid. Recent bans on unregistered church worship and on teaching Christianity to children, “as if intending to eliminate all house churches at once,” have startled Christians, a China Aid source reported. In Guangzhou, […]

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Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Massacre 20 Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria

ANCHA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen in central Nigeria’s Plateau state massacred 20 Christians, including children, as they slept in the hours after midnight on Friday (Sept. 8) in an apparent reprisal attack that mystified villagers, sources said. Police reportedly said the attack was an act of vengeance after the discovery last week […]




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China Tightens Control on Churches, Enforces Law Against Teaching Children

(Morning Star News) – China has tightened its “choke-hold” on churches across the country in recent weeks, according to advocacy group China Aid. Recent bans on unregistered church worship and on teaching Christianity to children, “as if intending to eliminate all house churches at once,” have startled Christians, a China Aid source reported. In Guangzhou, […]