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Nigerian Pastor Stabbed by Muslims Struggling to Survive as Christians Protest in Abuja

ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A pastor stabbed in April by rampaging young Muslims in Kaduna state has suffered a relapse after an initial recovery, while hundreds of Christians from Plateau state this week traveled to the federal capital to protest ongoing violence in their state. The Christians charged into the streets of Abuja two […]

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Indian Hindus Threaten Christians with Death, Pressure ‘Reconversion’

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Heightened hostilities against Christians in India that began late last year continued through a hot summer, with Hindu extremists threatening Christians and forcing them to “reconvert” to Hindusim, church leaders said. In Rajasthan in the northwest, 10 Christian families in Nakhnool village, near Alwar, have fled after intolerant Hindus harassed and […]

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Pakistani Christian Killed by Muslim Relatives, Wife Fighting for Life in Hospital

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Islamist groups are threatening the family and attorney of a young Christian man shot dead by Muslim in-laws who also wounded his wife over her decision to marry him and leave Islam, the attorney said. Aleem Masih, 28, married Nadia, 23, last year after she put her faith in Christ. […]

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Iraqi Refugee: ‘We Lost All Our Possessions, But We Haven’t Lost Jesus’

(Open Doors) — Lujah* is in her early seventies. She lives with her younger sister and nephew. They were inhabitants of Mosul, Iraq until the early morning of June 10, 2014. It was on this morning that friends knocked on their door impatiently, urging them to leave. “We were living at our house with dignity, but […]

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Ugandan Man Attacks Wife, Sons for Turning to Christ

NAMUTUMBA, Uganda (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in eastern Uganda beat and left for dead his wife and 18-year-old son on Tuesday (Aug. 11) after learning they had converted to Christianity, area sources said. Issa Kasoono beat and strangled his wife, Jafalan Kadondi, in Nsinze village, Namutumba District, but she survived, said a source who requested […]

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Report: American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran Target of ‘Harsh’ Prison Raid

KARAJ, Iran — An American pastor imprisoned in Iran reportedly continues to be abused behind bars as he was recently the target of a raid by prison guards. “Human Right Activists News Agency Iran reported on Wednesday that Pastor Saeed [Abedini]’s condition in Rajai Shahr prison was very worrisome and that on August 6th, prison […]

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Nepali Constitution Could Make Christianity Illegal

NEPAL (Assist News Service) — Nepali Christians fear that proposed amendments to Nepal’s new constitution, likely to come into effect on Monday (10 August) after seven years of parliamentary discussions, could eventually render all Christian activity illegal. According to a story by World Watch Monitor (WWM), attempting to convert someone to another religion is already […]

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Two South Sudanese Pastors on Trial in Sudan Released; Serious Charges Dropped

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Two South Sudanese pastors on trial in Sudan for crimes calling for the death penalty were convicted on lesser counts today and released on time served, sources said. Yat Michael, 49, was convicted under Article 69 of “disturbing public peace,” a defense attorney said, for delivering a message of […]

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Muslim Imam Converts to Christianity, Now Preaches Jesus to Islamists

A former Muslim imam in Africa is sharing his story of how he converted from Islam to Christianity and now preaches Christ to Islamists throughout his country. World Watch Monitor recently released the video testimony of a man who once was taught to persecute Christians as a Muslim and is now facing persecution himself as he […]

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Attorneys for South Sudanese Pastors Facing Execution Make Final Appeal for Justice

JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Attorneys for two South Sudanese pastors facing the death penalty made their closing arguments on Thursday (July 23) before a judge who appears to favor the prosecution, sources said. Defense lawyers concluded their case at Khartoum Bahri Court with the assertion that agents from the National Intelligence and Security […]

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