Ifo II refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya. (Wikipedia, Oxfam East Africa)

Christian Mother from Somalia Beaten, Raped in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Somali Muslims who beat and raped a Christian mother of four last month began sending threatening messages more than a year ago at a refugee camp in Kenya, she said. The 41-year-old Somali woman was a Muslim living in Somalia with her husband when he sent her and their four […]

Pastor Dharmendra Singh after his release from jail on bail in Uttar Pradesh, India. (Morning Star News)

Hindu Extremists Pressure Convert to File False Charge against Pastor in India, Sources Say

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A pastor is facing criminal charges in northern India even though the complainant later denied allegations against the church leader of luring him to convert, sources said. Police in Rupaidiha village, Uttar Pradesh state on Jan. 28 arrested 40-year-old pastor Dharmendra Singh on a charge of “alluring to convert” and […]

Tulay Central Mosque in Jolo, Sulu Province, Philippines. (Wikipedia, Al Jacinto)

Cathedral Bombing Appears to Make Terrorist Statement after Referendum in Philippines

MINDANAO, Philippines (Morning Star News) – Christians in the insurgency-scarred southern Philippines who hoped for peace after the region won official status as an autonomous, Islamic sub-state last month received a mortifying message when Islamist terrorists bombed a Catholic cathedral on Jan. 27. Members of the Islamic extremist rebel group Abu Sayyaf, which claims allegiance to […]

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Legal Struggle of Doctor Reflects Wider Harassment of Christians in India

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Emergency medicine doctor Christo Thomas Philip was returning with his family to his native India from a medical conference in Greece when immigration officials at Delhi’s Indira Ghandi International Airport took him into custody. His deportation from India on that day, April 26, 2016, came after working for three years […]

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Commentary & Analysis

Cathedral Bombing Appears to Make Terrorist Statement after Referendum in Philippines

MINDANAO, Philippines (Morning Star News) – Christians in the insurgency-scarred southern Philippines who hoped for peace after the region won official status as an autonomous, Islamic sub-state last month received a mortifying message when Islamist terrorists bombed a Catholic cathedral on Jan. 27. Members of the Islamic extremist rebel group Abu Sayyaf, which claims allegiance to […]