Medical aid worker Petr Jasek. (The Voice of the Martyrs)

Sudan Releases Czech Aid Worker Imprisoned for ‘Espionage’

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Sudan released Czech aid worker Petr Jasek on Saturday (Feb. 25), nearly one month after a court in Khartoum sentenced him to life in prison for espionage and other charges, according to reports. Jasek returned to the Czech Republic on Sunday with Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralekj, who had […]

The Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, subject of blasphemy in Pakistan. (Zakaryaamr at Wikipedia)

Christian Teenager Charged with Blasphemy in Pakistan Waits in Jail

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – A 16-year-old Christian in Pakistan is languishing in jail under a baseless blasphemy charge after a judge declined to grant him bail this month, his attorney said. The judge in Punjab Province’s Kasur District on Feb. 7 denied bail to Nabeel Masih, who has been jailed since Sept. 18, 2016 […]

Jakarta Gov. Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama. (Wikipedia)

Indonesia Faces Defining Moment in ‘Blasphemy’ Protests against Christian Governor Ahok

(Morning Star News) – Having concluded their investigations, Indonesian police have now named Jakarta’s ethnic Chinese Christian Gov. Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama a suspect in a blasphemy case. The case that has produced virulent protests will now to go trial. Islamic fundamentalists are now demanding he be arrested and incarcerated, as is normally the case with […]

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Christians in Sudan Arrested in Tussle over Evangelical School in Omdurman

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Police in Omdurman, Sudan arrested four Christians this week and accused them of destroying the sign board of a Muslim interest trying to take over their Christian school, sources said. Police arrived at the Evangelical School of Sudan in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum, on Monday (Feb. 20) […]




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Commentary & Analysis

Indonesia Faces Defining Moment in ‘Blasphemy’ Protests against Christian Governor Ahok

(Morning Star News) – Having concluded their investigations, Indonesian police have now named Jakarta’s ethnic Chinese Christian Gov. Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama a suspect in a blasphemy case. The case that has produced virulent protests will now to go trial. Islamic fundamentalists are now demanding he be arrested and incarcerated, as is normally the case with […]