Sunita Masih after acid attack on Feb. 1, 2023, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Morning Star News courtesy of family)

Muslim Throws Acid on Young Christian Woman in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday (Feb. 1) threw acid on a 19-year-old Christian woman for refusing his pressure to enter into relationship and convert to Islam, sources said. Sunita Masih, who lives with her sister after the death of her parents, left the house in Masoom Shah Colony, […]

Pastor Jerry Hinjari was killed in Yola, Adamawa state, Nigeria on Jan. 26, 2023. (Facebook)

Pastor Slain in NE Nigeria, Two Christians Killed in Delta

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A church pastor in northeast Nigeria was slain on Thursday (Jan. 26), and anti-Christian violence continued to grow in the southern part of the country with the killing of two Christians in Delta state, sources said. In northeast Nigeria, Pastor Jerry Hinjari of Christ Nation International was abducted from his […]

Evin Prison in Tehran, Iran. (Ehsan Iran, Creative Commons)

Iran Releases Two Christians from Notorious Evin Prison

(Morning Star News) – Two Christians imprisoned in Iran for their church leadership roles were released a few days after a fire broke out in Tehran’s Evin Prison on Oct. 15, but rights advocates were mystified about why they were freed. Pastor Naser Navard Goltapeh, who had spent two months in solitary confinement, was released […]

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Suspected Herdsmen Kill 12 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria 

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – After authorities in Nigeria ignored warnings that thousands of cattlemen were arriving in Benue state, suspected herdsmen on Saturday (Jan. 28) attacked two villages there and killed 12 Christians, sources said. The assailants attacked Ichembe and Mbaigbe villages in Kwande County and wounded dozens of others, besides destroying houses, crops […]

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Commentary & Analysis

Iran Releases Two Christians from Notorious Evin Prison

(Morning Star News) – Two Christians imprisoned in Iran for their church leadership roles were released a few days after a fire broke out in Tehran’s Evin Prison on Oct. 15, but rights advocates were mystified about why they were freed. Pastor Naser Navard Goltapeh, who had spent two months in solitary confinement, was released […]