JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – In what Christians see as a government effort to rid the country of Christianity and ethnic Nuba people, the Sudanese Air Force has stepped up bombings of civilians in South Kordofan in the past two months, including an attack on Nov. 17 that killed two children. Sudan dropped two […]
Two children killed.
Police, security personnel aid investor's claim.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – After months of bulldozing or taking over church buildings on the pretext that they belong to South Sudanese who are no longer citizens of the country, authorities are aiding a Muslim businessman’s effort to take over church property in Khartoum North, sources said. Sudan’s police and security forces broke […]
Long before current crackdown in Sudan, Muslim society punished ‘apostates.’
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – After her family in Khartoum, Sudan nearly buried her alive for leaving Islam and authorities imprisoned her for six months, a Sudanese Christian thought she might find refuge in Ethiopia. She had fled to Ethiopia in 2010, five years after putting her faith in Christ. By the following year, […]
Christian flees country after weeks of threats from authorities.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A Sudanese Christian has fled the country after authorities in Khartoum threatened to kill him for refusing to divulge names of converts from Islam, sources said. The Christian, a native of Sudan’s Nuba Mountains area, left the country last month after officials from the National Intelligence and Security Service […]
Interrogations include threat to bury ministry group members alive.
JUBA, South Sudan, April 30, 2013 (Morning Star News) – Sudan has stepped up its targeting of Christians for deportation, with interrogation including threats to bury them alive, sources said. Besides the deportation to South Sudan of the secretary general of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference on April 12, other Christians have been targeted in […]
Sudanese government continues terrorizing its own citizens.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – The Sudanese government’s bombing of predominantly Christian, ethnic Nuba civilians in South Kordofan state has taken more lives the first three months of this year – possibly including Muslims, sources said. Two civilians were killed and 12 seriously wounded on March 19 when a Sudan government Antonov airplane dropped […]
Authorities confiscate literature, arrest personnel; church leader beaten.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Having deported scores of foreign Christians and demolished several church buildings in the past few months, Sudan continued ridding the country of Christianity this week by raiding Christian bookshops in Khartoum and arresting Christians, sources said. Men who described themselves as agents of Khartoum State Security on Monday […]
Church building demolished; student imprisoned.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudanese authorities rang in the new year by bulldozing a church building outside Khartoum because it belonged to Christians of South Sudanese origin and lacked a permit, a source said. South Sudanese have been ordered to leave the country following the new republic’s secession from Sudan in July […]
Several children dead after aerial attacks.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Non-Arab Christians in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains said they feel forgotten after Sudanese air forces killed at least 11 of the faithful in bombings before and after Christmas, according to area sources. Following bombings of non-Arab civilians in Christian villages in Sudan’s South Kordofan state from Dec. 18 to […]
Woman who left Islam reportedly tries to flee Islamist-run state.
JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudanese authorities have arrested two priests of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Sudan and accused them of baptizing a convert from Islam, sources said. As part of heightened persecution of Christians since South Sudan seceded from Sudan last year, Sudanese security forces on Dec. 16 arrested the Rev. […]