Bimal Shahi, Prakash Pradhan and Shakti Pakhrin, three of eight Christians acquitted, with The Great Story comic book. (CSW, Giulio Paletta)

Crack-Down on Christians in Nepal Hits Snag as Eight Are Acquitted

(Morning Star News) – A court in Nepal yesterday acquitted eight Christians accused of attempting to convert children by means of a comic book, according to advocacy group Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). The seven men and one woman were arrested in Charikot, Dolakha District in June as part of a crack-down on Christian activities in […]

Malik Higenyi has been unable to return to his home. (Morning Star News)

Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda Attacked for Embracing Christianity

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda on Nov. 23 destroyed the maize crops of a former Islamic sheikh (teacher) in eastern Uganda who was beaten unconscious after revealing his faith in Christ, sources said. The day before his fields were destroyed, 30-year-old Malik Higenyi of Bufuja village, Butaleja District, received threatening […]

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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Muslim Extremists in Egypt Torch Coptic Christian Homes, Businesses

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – Dozens of Coptic Christians in Upper Egypt are rebuilding their lives after Muslim extremists on Friday (Nov. 25) attacked them on suspicions that they were converting a meeting hall and community center into a church building. After noon prayers in Al-Nagameesh village in Sohag Governorate, a group of Muslims set […]




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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 […]