Woman in Uganda Says Muslims Beat, Raped Her for Accusing Imam of Killing Her Father

Christian, 22, seriously wounded after testifying.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in eastern Uganda beat and raped a young Christian woman for testifying that a mosque leader killed her father because of his faith, sources said. The imam at a mosque in Kanyumu village, Pallisa District, Sheikh Musana Ibrahim, and two other Muslims killed Samson Mukama on Jan. 28, according […]

Muslims in Uganda Kill Christians’ Livestock, Demolish Church Building

Village Islamists order end to raising pigs.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in a village in eastern Uganda last week killed Christians’ pigs and tore down their church building, sources said. A Muslim mob demolished the building of the 450-member Nalugondo Church of Uganda building at about midnight on April 12, shouting, “We cannot live together with neighbors who are infidels. […]

Muslim in Uganda Attacks, Threatens to Kill Wife for Becoming Christian

Husband tells judge Islam allows apostates to be killed.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in eastern Uganda who last week attacked his wife for becoming a Christian had told a judge that Islam allows him to kill any apostate, sources said. Having moved to another village with their four children following an attack last year, Ntende Hawa, 38, said she was visiting […]

Christian Widow, Children in Uganda Flee after Threats, Rape

Islamists threaten to kill family.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Threats from hard-line Muslims and the rape of her 13-year-old daughter forced a Christian mother and her five children to flee their village in eastern Uganda last week, sources said. Amina Napiya, a 42-year-old widow, fled her home in Nakajete village, Budaka Town Council, on Wednesday (March 16). Budaka Town […]

Young Christian in Eastern Uganda Who Left Islam Is Beaten, Ostracized

Father, uncle attack him a week after he received Christ.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – After Mohammed Nsera graduated from high school last year, his Muslim family built a small house for him on their homestead in eastern Uganda. They burned it down this year after he put his faith in Christ. Nsera’s family lives in the predominantly Christian village of Katende near Busede, Jinja […]

Imam Arrested in Killing of Christian Convert in Eastern Uganda

Mosque leader detained after issuing threat.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – An imam who threatened a convert from Islam in eastern Uganda has been arrested in connection with the killing of the 28-year-old Christian, sources said. Laurence Maiso’s body was found at his house, his head in a pool of blood, on Jan. 27 at around 5 p.m. in Numuseru village, […]

Morning Star News’ Top 10 Persecution Stories of 2015

Islamic violence accelerates in countries not known for religious conflict.

(Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist violence in countries not known for religious tensions, majority-Christian Kenya and Uganda, topped Morning Star News’ stories in 2015. While the Islamic State terrorized Christians in Syria, Iraq and Libya, and Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria killed innocent civilians in the shadow of Boko Haram, in northeast Kenya Al […]

Pastor Hacked to Death, Bible Study Members Poisoned in Eastern Uganda

Four family members, pregnant neighbor die after eating tainted food.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A pastor in eastern Uganda was hacked to death on Wednesday (Dec. 23) as he and other church members resisted an effort by Muslims to take over their land, area church leaders said. In Nansololo village near Mazuba, in Namutumba District, Muslims erected a boundary fence with poles and barbed […]

Muslim Extremists in Eastern Uganda Kill Christian Policeman, Kidnap Three Children

Bloodshed continues for converts in heavily Islamic region.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists in eastern Uganda on Tuesday (Dec. 8) set a deadly trap for a Christian policeman who had left Islam, and the next day other hard-line Muslims kidnapped three children from another convert in a nearby village, sources said. More than 20 Muslim extremists in the Komodo area of […]

Suspected Hard-line Muslims in Eastern Uganda Kill Christian in Sword Attack

Father of five supported 10 children abandoned for leaving Islam.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian father of five in eastern Uganda who supported 10 children whose families had disowned them for leaving Islam was killed on Wednesday night (Dec. 2). One of three men who attacked Patrick Ojangole at 9:30 p.m. reproached him for failing to heed a warning to cease his Christian […]