Christian Mother from Sudan Beaten in Refugee Camp

About 2,000 displaced converts from Islam at risk of persecution, church leader says.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Among the estimated 2,000 displaced Sudanese who are converts from Islam is a mother of seven children whose husband beat her upon learning of her Christian faith, sources said. Hawa Ismail Abdalla, 44, received medication for head injuries after her Muslim husband beat her on Dec. 27 at the […]

Christian Slain, Another Beaten Unconscious in Sudan

Church building set on fire in Wad Medani.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Militants from the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) killed one Christian on Saturday (Jan. 20) and beat another unconscious on Monday (Jan. 22) in Omdurman, Sudan, sources said. The RSF militants, which have been fighting the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) since April 15, shot dead Hidar Al Amin at […]

Militants in Sudan Kill Christian, Set Church Building Ablaze

RSF attacking civilians in Al Jazirah state. 

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A Sudanese Christian 85 miles southeast of Khartoum has succumbed to his injuries after militants from the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) assaulted him, sources said. Personnel from the RSF, which has been fighting the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) since April 15, severely assaulted Karbino Bla in Wad Medani, […]

Christian Buildings Targeted in Military Conflict in Sudan

SPEC church structure in Omdurman left in ruins.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – At least two Christian buildings were bombed last week amid fighting between rival military factions in Sudan, sources said. On Wednesday (Nov. 1) a Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) building in Omdurman, across the Nile from Khartoum, came under heavy shelling from the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) at […]

Christians Wounded amid Military Fighting in Sudan

Gunmen storm Coptic Orthodox church in Omdurman.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Among attacks on church buildings and mosques in Sudan after fighting broke out within the Sudanese military last month, a priest and other Christians were reportedly shot and injured in at least one assault with apparent anti-Christian motives. Unidentified gunmen attacked the Coptic Orthodox Church of Mar Girgis (St. […]

Christian Mother in Sudan Chained, Called ‘Mad’ for Her Faith

Muslim husband takes children from her.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – For leaving Islam to accept Christ, a young mother in Sudan was chained in her home, subjected to electrical shocks at a psychiactric hospital and has lost her children, a local source said. Awatif Abdalla Kaki, a 27-year-old mother of four in Omdurman, became a Christian on Jan. 27 […]

Christian Leader Arrested during Open-Air Event in Sudan

Evangelist in Blue Nile state detained.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Authorities in southeastern Sudan on Friday (Feb. 17) arrested a church leader for preaching to Muslims, according to a local Christian group. Yousif Ayoub Hussein Ali was detained during an open-air worship event in the Blue Nile state capital of Ad-Damazin, according to a press statement from the local […]

Christian Leader in Sudan Flees Kidnapping Attempts

Convert from Islam in hiding from relatives, extremists.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – An evangelist in western Sudan has gone into a hiding following attempted attacks by Muslim extremists, he said. Ahmad Adam Mohamad, 49, of North Darfur state went into a hiding after his Muslim uncles accused him of apostasy earlier this month. He disciples about 25 Christians of Muslim upbringing, […]

Suspected Islamic Extremists Kill Four Christians in Sudan

Four others wounded in pre-dawn attack.

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 […]

Church Building in Sudan Burned Down

Muslim extremist member of the military suspected.

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A man suspected of being a Muslim extremist in the ranks of the Sudanese military on Friday (Dec. 16) burned down a church building in eastern Sudan, sources said. The 20-year-old building of a 100-member Sudanese Church of Christ congregation in El Daoka, Al Qadarif state was set ablaze […]