Woman in Uganda Beaten Unconscious for Attending Church Service

Neighbors restrain Muslim husband.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in Uganda beat his wife unconscious for attending a church service on Sept. 18, sources said. Hussein Kasolo had recently married Fatuma Baluka, 21-year-old daughter of an Islamic leader in a predominantly Muslim village, undisclosed for security reasons, in Eastern Uganda’s Budaka District. “When I arrived home, my […]

Muslim in Ethiopia Attacks Wife for Leaving Islam

Mother of three hospitalized for three days.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A woman in Ethiopia had been a Christian for six weeks when her husband found out and beat her for leaving Islam, sources said. Habiba Ibrahim, a 34-year-old mother of three in Bokulu Boma, Ethiopia, received hospital treatment for three days after the assault earlier this month by her husband, […]

Muslim Rebels Massacre Christians in Central African Republic

Seleka militants attack civilians.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim militants slaughtered 26 civilians in a predominantly Christian village in the Central African Republic on Friday (Sept. 16), the worst violence in the embattled country in months, sources said. Rebels from the former Seleka group attacked the village of Ndomete, about 220 miles north of the capital city of […]

Persecution in Eastern Uganda Persists as Christian Convert Is Killed in Western Area

Muslim relatives poison woman, she says.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – While Muslim villagers continue to persecute Christians in eastern Uganda, Islamists last month killed a Christian in the western part of the country, sources said. The blood-stained body of a convert from Islam, 32-year-old Enoch Shaban, was found hanging from a tree in Mbarara District. An area resident in Kitebero Cell, […]

60-year-old Christian Killed as Violence Ruins Homes, Churches in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Muslim herdsmen attacks on individual farmers continue unabated.

LAFIA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A 60-year-old Christian farmer was hacked to death with machetes last week, the latest victim of attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nasarawa state who have burned church buildings and homes and destroyed crops in the past four years. Barki Baikoh was working on his farm outside of Andaha town […]

Herdsmen in Nigeria Kill Pastor, Others, as Policy to Settle Cattlemen Decried

Farmers protest violence, Kaduna government land plans.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – As farmers lamented policies designating land for cattlemen in northern Nigeria, suspected Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed a pastor and four other Christians in Kaduna state on Aug. 19. Pastor Luka Ubangari of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) at Angwan Anjo village, near Godogodo in the Jema’a Local Government […]

Student Counters Official Version of Eight Christians Killed in Zamfara State, Nigeria

Muslim students had long sought to kill Christian student, he says.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Contrary to the state government version of an attack in northwestern Nigeria last week, a Christian at the school where Muslim students killed eight people said all the victims were Christians. The Christian student told Morning Star News by phone that the Christian student at Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, in Talata […]

Seven Christians Killed in North-Central Nigeria by Muslim Fulani Cattle Herders

Faction of Boko Haram, said to be arming herdsmen, releases Chibok girls video.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked a predominantly Christian village in north-central Nigeria on Saturday (Aug. 13), killing seven Christians, sources said. Two weeks after herdsmen attacked a nearby area in Kaduna state, the assailants attacked Golkofa village in the same state’s Jema’a Local Government Area on Saturday night, they said. “The […]

At least 13 Christians Killed in Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Attacks in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Three churches scattered as hundreds flee violence.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked a cluster of predominantly Christian villages in Kaduna state last week, killing at least 13 Christians and scattering members of three churches, area sources said. A survivor of the attacks told Morning Star News that the herdsmen killed two Christian women in Ninte village in the […]

Youths in Eastern Uganda Pay Heavy Price for Turning to Christ

Children lose families; high school student suffers serious head injury.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Eight children from four families have taken refuge with Christians in eastern Uganda after their parents beat and disowned them for leaving Islam or animism, sources said. In another village in eastern Uganda, a high school student is recovering from a serious head injury inflicted by the Muslim father of […]