Muslim Extremists Kill Six Christians in Coastal Kenya

Somali militants suspected in attacks in southeastern county.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists in Kenya, including suspected militants from Somalia, killed six Christians in southeastern Kenya between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Monday (Jan. 3), sources said. Members and sympathizers of Somali militant group Al Shabaab were suspected of joining local Muslim extremists in attacks in Widho, Majembeni Mpeketoni, in […]

Ethnic Somali Muslims in Kenya Break Pastor’s Leg

Underground Christian leader still in pain three weeks after attack.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Somali-born pastor in Kenya is still in severe pain after ethnic Somali Muslims in northeastern Kenya beat him on Dec. 3 for leaving Islam, sources said. The pastor, whose name is withheld for security reasons, said the four Kenyan-born, ethnic Somalis attacked him on a road near Wajir town, […]

Christians in Kenya Fearful after Five Church Buildings Burned

Arsonists throw feces on the ruined structures.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Arsonists set five church buildings on fire and threw feces on the charred structures from Jan. 20 to Jan. 24 in a village in western Kenya, sources said. St. Monica Church’s building was burned on Jan. 20 in Otamba village, in the Nyaraibari Chache area of Kisii County. On Jan. […]

Muslim Boys in Somalia Beat Christian’s 7-Year-Old Son

Convert says family has been ‘hunted’ for years.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Christian in Somalia long persecuted for his faith had not seen his children attacked until this month, when an assault on his 7-year-old son sent him to the hospital for three days. The convert from Islam told Morning Star News he had finished a Bible study with other underground […]

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, […]

Families of Three Christian Schoolteachers Killed in Kenya Receive Aid

Al Shabaab attack in Garissa County targeted non-Muslims.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The families of three Christian schoolteachers killed by Islamic extremists in northeastern Kenya have suffered loss beyond words, but aid from donors in Ireland is helping to compensate for lost income, they said. Somalia-based Al Shabaab militants on Jan. 13 killed Titus Sasaka, a member of the New Testament […]

Three Christian Teachers Killed in Northeast Kenya, Sources Say

Al Shabaab militants select non-local Christians for execution.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Somali Al Shabaab rebels killed three Christian teachers in northeast Kenya at about 2:30 a.m. on Monday (Jan. 13), sources said. “One of the attackers said, ‘We cannot allow infidels to teach our children,’ and there and then fired at three teachers as I managed to escape through the […]

Christians Slain in Suspected Al Shabaab Attack in Northern Kenya

Assailants separated out those who were not local ethnic Somali Muslims.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Suspected members of Somali Islamic extremist group Al Shabaab intercepted a bus in northern Kenya on Friday (Dec. 6), separated out those who were not local ethnic Somali Muslims and executed them, sources said. The Medina Bus Co. vehicle en route from Nairobi to Mandera had 56 people aboard […]

Christian Family in Muslim Area of Kenya Loses House, Stable Life

Lives under threat even after moving three times, they say.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Having moved three times since suspected Muslim extremists burned down their house in northeastern Kenya in March, a Christian mother of eight has a hard time explaining the loss of normal life to her children. More than three years after leaving Islam, Zinabu Mohammad and her family still fear […]

Pastor of Underground Church in Kenya Beaten Unconscious

Relocated family seeks safe home.

NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Somali pastor of an underground church in Kenya near the Somali border suffered a broken thigh bone and other injuries after Muslim extremists beat him with wooden clubs on Friday night (March 8), sources said. Pastor Abdul (surname withheld for security reasons), a 30-year-old father of three, had finished […]