Benue River in Makurdi, Benue state, Nigeria. (Bandele Femi, Ashinze, Creative Commons)

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 […]

Location of South Kordofan state, Sudan. (TUBS, Creative Commons)

Suspected Islamic Extremists Kill Four Christians in Sudan

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A church pastor and three other Christians were killed in Sudan on Monday (Jan. 23) when suspected Islamic extremists shot them to death, an area source said. Four of the victims’ traveling companions were wounded when the assailants opened fire on the team at the facility where they were spending […]

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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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 […]

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Bill in Pakistan Would Expand Misused Blasphemy Law

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Terrorists Kill, Kidnap Christians in Northern and Southern Nigeria 

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Five Christians Killed in NE Nigeria, 12 in Middle Belt

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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 […]