Bushehr, Iran, on coast of Persian Gulf. (Wikipedia)

House-Church Members in Iran Reportedly Sentenced to Year in Prison

(Morning Star News) – A convert from Islam in Iran said he and 11 other Christians were sentenced to a year in prison for “inclination to the land of Christianity” among other charges, according to Mohabat News. “Interrogations were obviously indicating that they were looking for confession to communications with [those] abroad, especially America, Britain […]

Sialkoti Gate (Brandreth Gate) in Gujranwala, Pakistan. (Wikimedia)

Christian in Pakistan Charged with ‘Blasphemy’ in Scheme Involving Islamist Party, Sources Say

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A member of an Islamic extremist party in Pakistan has charged a Christian with blasphemy as part of a scheme by the accused’s ex-girlfriend and her brother, sources said. Farhan Aziz, 26, was arrested under Pakistan’s notorious blasphemy law in Muslim Town, Gujranwala District, Punjab Province, after the brother and […]

Beni Suef Governorate, Egypt. (Wikipedia)

How Muslim Mobs Attack Christian Churches in Egypt with Impunity

(Morning Star News) – Christians coerced into an out-of-court settlement following an Islamist attack on a church building in Egypt recently saw the usual outcome – a closed church – a practice that has long oppressed Christians, according to Middle East observers. Members of an armed Muslim mob that attacked a church building in Meinin […]

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Police in India Demand Money to Release Falsely Accused Christians, Sources Say

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – About an hour before midnight on July 31, three policemen and a Hindu neighbor barged into a Christian woman’s house in northern India and ordered her and her husband to either give them money or go to jail. The couple was immersed in prayer with their children and two other […]

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Military-Backed Forces in Burma Beat Two Youth Pastors, Sources Say

YANGON, Burma (Morning Star News) – Burmese army-backed militia beat two … [Read More...]

Assault on Christian Leader in Nepal Reflects Growing Threat

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Pastor Sagar Baizu, 46, had finished one … [Read More...]

Christians in Iran Seized from Homes, including Violent Imprisonment of Pastor

(Morning Star News) – Three Christians in Iran were arrested from their … [Read More...]

Commentary & Analysis

How Muslim Mobs Attack Christian Churches in Egypt with Impunity

(Morning Star News) – Christians coerced into an out-of-court settlement following an Islamist attack on a church building in Egypt recently saw the usual outcome – a closed church – a practice that has long oppressed Christians, according to Middle East observers. Members of an armed Muslim mob that attacked a church building in Meinin […]