Nattandiya, Puttalam District, North Western Province, Sri Lanka. (Wikipedia)

Christian in Sri Lanka Arrested after Reporting Threat on His Life, Watchdog Group Reports

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Police in Sri Lanka arrested a Christian who reported a Buddhist mob’s threat on his life, according to an advocacy group in the island country. In Nattandiya, in Sri Lanka’s North Western Province, six area Buddhists on Jan. 26 threatened to attack the Christian if he refused to stop inviting […]

Dr. Christo Thomas Philip with heart patient at hospital in Raxaul, Bihar state, India. (Morning Star News)

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 […]

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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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 […]

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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 […]