Zamfara state, Nigeria. (Wikipedia)

Student Counters Official Version of Eight Christians Killed in Zamfara State, Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Contrary to the state government version of an attack in northwestern Nigeria last week, a Christian at the school where Muslim students killed eight people said all the victims were Christians. The Christian student told Morning Star News by phone that the Christian student at Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, in Talata […]

The Rev. Hassan Abdurahim Tawor. (Christian Solidarity Worldwide)

Charges against Pastors in Sudan Could Lead to Death Penalty

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Prosecutors in Sudan yesterday accused two church leaders and two others of tarnishing the image of the country and crimes calling for the death penalty, sources said. The trial began yesterday after it was postponed on Aug. 14 when authorities failed to transfer the pastors to court, a defense […]

House-church leader and activist Hu Shigen. (nchrd.org)

House-Church Leader among Four Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced in China

(Morning Star News) – Two Christians were among four activists convicted under fabricated charges of “subverting state power” in China last week. The Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court sentenced house-church leader Hu Shigen, 61, on Wednesday (Aug. 3) to seven and a half years in prison on charges of “subverting state power” for his […]

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Iran Suspected of ‘Forcing Confessions’ to Obtain ‘Evidence’ against Church Leader

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Five members of an Iranian house church are missing after government agents arrested them on Friday (Aug. 26) without a warrant and took them to an undisclosed location, according to a leading advocacy group. No information is available on the whereabouts of Ramiel Bet Tamraz, Amin Nader Afshar, Hadi Askary, […]




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House-Church Leader among Four Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced in China

(Morning Star News) – Two Christians were among four activists convicted under fabricated charges of “subverting state power” in China last week. The Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court sentenced house-church leader Hu Shigen, 61, on Wednesday (Aug. 3) to seven and a half years in prison on charges of “subverting state power” for his […]