Two children of slain Mariam Nakirya, photo altered for security reasons. (Morning Star News)

Muslim in Eastern Uganda Kills Christian Wife for Leaving Islam, Relatives Say

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in eastern Uganda strangled his wife to death this month for leaving Islam, relatives and neighbors said. Awali Kakaire, 34, early in the morning on May 8 killed Mariam Nakirya for embracing Christianity in Mbaale village, Imanyiro Sub-County, Mayuge District, the area residents told Morning Star News. She […]

Blasphemy allegations inflame Islamist passions in Pakistan. (File photo)

Police in Pakistan Arrest Christian Victim of Beating, Blasphemy Accusation

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Police in Pakistan on Monday (May 23) jailed a Christian after Muslims upset that he tried to stop them from teasing girls beat him and accused him of posting blasphemous content on Facebook, sources said. Hospital staff refused to treat Usman Liaqat after the beating, saying he had to first […]

Street in Vinh, Vietnam. (Quang Trung Vinh, Wikipedia)

‘Accident’ Kills Evangelical Pastor, New Christian in Vietnam

VINH, Vietnam (Morning Star News) – On the evening of May 5, pastor Dang Ba Nham, his wife, and a church elder were praying on a roadside with a woman who had recently converted to Christianity in this city on the north central coast of Vietnam. They stood in front of the property of the new […]

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No Anti-Christian Motive Seen in Killing of Pastor in India

UDAIPUR, India (Morning Star News) – The man who admitted to killing the Rev. Abraham Biswas Surin in northeastern India this month appears to have had no religious motive, sources said. In Jharkhand state, where Hindu nationalist persecution of Christians has become commonplace, Christian organizations mounted protests calling for a quick and impartial investigation into the […]




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‘Accident’ Kills Evangelical Pastor, New Christian in Vietnam

VINH, Vietnam (Morning Star News) – On the evening of May 5, pastor Dang Ba Nham, his wife, and a church elder were praying on a roadside with a woman who had recently converted to Christianity in this city on the north central coast of Vietnam. They stood in front of the property of the new […]