Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda Attacked for Embracing Christianity

Christian family told they will be killed if they return to their home.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda on Nov. 23 destroyed the maize crops of a former Islamic sheikh (teacher) in eastern Uganda who was beaten unconscious after revealing his faith in Christ, sources said. The day before his fields were destroyed, 30-year-old Malik Higenyi of Bufuja village, Butaleja District, received threatening […]

Muslims in Uganda Burn Home Where Boys Threatened with Violence Took Refuge

Separately, 27 Christians injured in attack on food project.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in a village in eastern Uganda on Sunday (Oct. 30) gutted the home of a Christian family for housing two boys threatened with violence for leaving Islam, sources said. Stephen Muganzi, 41, told Morning Star News that the two teenaged boys sought refuge with him on Oct. 16 in […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Pastor in Eastern Uganda Killed for Evangelizing Muslims, Refusing to Sell Land

Church leader had received several threats.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Upset with a pastor for evangelizing and refusing to sell them land for a mosque, Muslims in eastern Uganda tied him up and killed him on Sunday (July 24), sources said. Pastor Robert Bakulubanywa of Bubulanga Victory Church in Bubulanga village, Kibuku District, was on his way home from an […]

Former Imam in Eastern Uganda Loses Home, Family, Work after Turning to Christ

Muslim relatives take wife, children, damage his plantation.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 53-year-old man in eastern Uganda sits alone in a small shanty after losing his family, house and business because he left Islam for Christianity. Muslim relatives drove Kuluseni Iguru Tenywa, a former imam, from his ancestral home the night of June 27 in Budhagali village, Jinja District. Led by […]

Muslim Villagers in Eastern Uganda Kill Christian Woman, Infant Girl, Sources Say

Widow refused mosque on her land; mother accused of violating Ramadan.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda last week killed a Christian woman for refusing to allow a mosque on her property, and in the same district Muslim relatives of a young Christian mother poisoned her baby, sources said. Efranse Kadondo, a 50-year-old Catholic of Naigobya village, Kiyunga Sub-County in Luuka District, […]

Muslim in Eastern Uganda Burns 9-Year-Old Son for Accepting Christ, Sources Say

Boy tied to tree with dry leaves that catch fire.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Muslim father of a 9-year-old boy in eastern Uganda who put his faith in Christ this month tied his son to a tree and burned him, sources said. Nassif Malagara of the Kakira Parish area, Kisozi Sub-County, Kamuli District decided to become a Christian after a neighbor took him […]

Christian Killed in Eastern Uganda after Religious Discussion with Muslims

Elsewhere, mother and children flee violent husband after leaving Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian in eastern Uganda who had received death threats from Muslims after a religious discussion was killed on June 4, sources said. The body of Yokannah Zirinkuma of Kasasira village, Kibuku District, was found in a pool of blood in nearby Kadama village, near the home of the primary […]