Pastor, Church Member Die for Proclaiming Christ in Eastern Uganda

Hard-line Muslims beat and drown the two Christians, sources say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Christians in eastern Uganda had what seemed to be an effective strategy for bringing the gospel to Muslims on the banks of Lake Nakuwa, part of Lake Kyoga. The Christians from Namuseru village, Gadumire Sub-County in Kaliro District would cross the lake to go fishing and, as they interacted […]

Pastor in Nepal Jailed for More than Three Months Released on Bail

Charges violate religious freedom rights, advocates say.

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A pastor arrested in Nepal in March on charges that violate religious rights, and then re-arrested moments after release in April, was released after paying an exorbitant bail this month, sources said. First arrested on March 23 on charges of spreading false information for saying prayers can heal the […]

Pastor, 5-Year-Old Boy among 10 Christians Killed in Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria

Residents in southern Kaduna state terrorized.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Friday (July 24) killed a church pastor, a 5-year-old boy and eight other Christians in attacks in north-central Nigeria, sources said. The boy, Joel Cephas, and the Rev. Shamah Kuyet Ishaya of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Zikpak were killed in attacks on […]

Young Mother Is Fifth Christian Killed in India in Two Months

Hindu rapists target her daughter and other Christian girls in village, sources say.

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A 26-year-old mother became the fifth Christian in two months to be killed in India last week when she refused to hand over her daughter to be raped by Hindus who had assaulted the girl and other Christian minors, sources said. Two masked Hindus on July 20 slit the […]

Islamic Extremist Militants in Nigeria Execute Five Men as Warning to Christians, Video Shows

Three Christians among those killed.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists have executed five Nigerian men in Borno state, with one executioner saying it was a warning to “all those being used by infidels to convert Muslims to Christianity,” according to a video posted on Wednesday (July 22). Three of the men shot to death from behind on […]

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Kill 11 Christians in Attack in North-Central Nigeria

More than 50 members of Baptist, Catholic and ECWA churches slain since June 12.

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Monday (July 20) killed 11 Christians in an attack in Kaduna state, Nigeria, the latest of more than 50 members of Baptist, ECWA and Catholic churches slain since June 12, sources said. More than 50 armed herdsmen invaded Gora Gan village, in the north-central state’s […]

Christians in India Return to Village where Followers of Tribal Religion Attacked Them

Assailants are out on bail.

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A Christian couple and their children were asleep in their beds in central India at 11 p.m. recently when villagers who follow the local tribal religion broke into their home and began beating them with wooden batons. The family of Bhima and Devi Markham fled from their home in […]

Radical Muslims Protest Sudan’s Abolishment of Apostasy, other Islamist Laws

Limited demonstrations accompany call for ‘holy war’ against government.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Radical Muslims in Sudan took to the streets today to protest the transitional government’s adoption of amendments to decriminalize apostasy and repeal other Islamist laws. The apostasy law has been used for more than 30 years to persecute those who leave Islam. The government’s adoption this week of […]

Fourth Christian in Less than Two Months Killed in India

Maoists recruited to shoot pastor to death, sources say.

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Maoists in Maharashtra state killed a church pastor on Friday (July 10), the fourth death of a Christian for their faith in India since late May, sources said. In Bhatpar village, Gadchiroli District in the western peninsular state, pastor Munshi Devu Tado was leading a worship service on his […]

Radical Muslims Beat 21-Year-Old Christian Woman Unconscious in Kenya

Family of Somali descent fled persecution in Nairobi last year.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Hard-line Muslims in Isiolo, Kenya last month beat unconscious a 21-year-old Christian woman, a member of a family from Somalia that fled persecution in Nairobi in 2019, sources said. In the June 4 attack on Fozia (surname withheld), seven assailants also broke two teeth of her 19-year-old sister, Asha, […]