NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Relatives of a former Islamic teacher attacked his 60-year-old mother on Thursday (Dec. 8) for becoming a Christian, wounding her head and breaking her hand, sources said. Aimuna Namutongi sustained a deep cut on her forehead. She and her son, 30-year-old Malik Higenyi, were trying to gather cassava at 10 […]
Islamist relatives threatened to kill 30-year-old convert son.
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 […]
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 […]
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 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]