Tent set up after authorities closed church building in Azaghar, near Akbou in Algeria. (Morning Star News)

New Christian in Algeria Sentenced for ‘Organizing Worship’ in His Home

TIZI-OUZOU, Algeria (Morning Star News) – A judge on June 16 handed a Christian father of two in northwest Algeria a suspended prison sentence and a hefty fine for holding worship at his house, four days before another judge fined the owner of land that a church uses. Prosecutors had sought a six-month prison sentence and […]

Chin people in unidentified area of Burma in 2007. (Wikipedia, Corto Maltese)

Three Christians Forced to Convert to Buddhism in Rakhine State, Burma

YANGON, Burma (Morning Star News) – Local authorities in western Burma (Myanmar) last month forced three Christians to convert to Buddhism, area sources said. In Ann Township in southern Rakhine state, five local officials led by U Tin Shwe Maung took two ethnic Chin Christians from their homes in Padi Kyin village to a monastery on […]

National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. (Wikipedia)

Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria Continue Campaign for Territory for their Cattle – and Islam

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen continued a campaign of seizing land for their cattle and territory for their religion this week, killing 11 Christians in eastern Nigeria’s Taraba state, sources said. The herdsmen on Sunday and Monday (June 16-17) entered villages on motorcyles outside of the Taraba state capital, Jalingo, shooting firearms […]

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Three Children among 13 Christians Killed in Attacks in Two States in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Monday (June 17) killed four Christians in north-central Nigeria’s Kaduna state, including three children, on the same day nine other Christians were slain in neighboring Plateau state, area sources said. Christian residents in Kaduna state’s Kauru County told Morning Star News that between 3 a.m and […]

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Coptic Christian Arrested for Allegedly Insulting Islam on Facebook in Egypt

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Part of Christian School in Eastern Uganda Torn Down

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Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria Continue Campaign for Territory for their Cattle – and Islam

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen continued a campaign of seizing land for their cattle and territory for their religion this week, killing 11 Christians in eastern Nigeria’s Taraba state, sources said. The herdsmen on Sunday and Monday (June 16-17) entered villages on motorcyles outside of the Taraba state capital, Jalingo, shooting firearms […]