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Nigerian Hunters Seek to Use ‘Mystical Powers’ to Find Girls Kidnapped by Islamists

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Traditional hunters armed with homemade guns, poisoned spears and amulets have gathered in their hundreds, eager to use their skills and what they believe to be supernatural powers to help find nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists. Some 500 hunters, some as young as 18 and some in their 80s, […]

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Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Hang for Refusing to Convert to Islam Will Not Recant

KHARTOUM, Sudan — A pregnant woman in Sudan is refusing to convert to Islam in the face of being sentenced to death by hanging. Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was officially sentenced on Thursday after she was convicted of apostasy against Islam for professing to be an Orthodox Christian. Ibrahim was born to a Muslim father, but was […]

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Teen Whose Father Was Slain by Islamists for Refusing to Deny Christ Denied U.S. Visa

WASHINGTON – A Christian teenager from Nigeria who was denied a visa to the United States ‘multiple times’ is sharing her story of strength in the midst of persecution after her father was murdered by the Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram for refusing to deny his faith in Christ. Deborah Peters, 15, spoke on Tuesday during a panel […]

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Western Embassies have expressed deep concern for a Sudanese woman pregnant with her second child, who has been sentenced to death in Khartoum, for ‘apostasy’ [converting to Christianity] as well as to 100 lashes for committing adultery. Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, who is 27-years-old and 8-months pregnant with her second child, received her death sentence on […]

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Canadian Christian Law School Sues to Obtain Recognition for Grads

The largest Christian university in Canada on Tuesday announced it will pursue legal action to secure two provincial recognitions for its future law school graduates. Trinity Western University (TWU) is planning to open Canada’s first Christian law school in fall 2016, but gay activists have vehemently opposed the proposal because TWU requires employees and students […]

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Christian Girl Raped in Pakistan Kept from Medical Care for Two Days

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Threats by the Muslim family of a villager in Punjab Province who raped a 7-year-old Christian girl prevented her from receiving hospital care for two days, sources said. Targeted under the assumption of impunity for Muslims who attack Christians, the young daughter of a farmhand in Malhe Ki village […]

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Egyptian Christian Teacher in Exile Awaiting Appeal of Blasphemy Case

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – One year after Muslim extremists in Egypt accused her of committing blasphemy during class, a Christian teacher who suspected she would not get a fair trial remains trapped in exile. Demyana Abd Al-Nour, 25, a first-year social studies teacher at Sheikh Sultan Primary School in a village in Upper […]

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Islamic Nigerian Terrorist: Allah Commands Me to Sell Kidnapped School Girls

CHIBOK, Nigeria – The leader of a notorious Islamic terrorist group has threatened to sell over 200 kidnapped girls into slavery at the command of Allah, reports state. “I abducted your girls. I will sell them in the market, by Allah,” Abubaker Shekau of the African militant group Boko Haram stated in a video released […]

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Syrian Islamists Carry Out Mock Public Crucifixions in City Square

RAQQA – Islamic militants in the Syrian city of Raqqa carried out two mock crucifixions in the public square this past week, hanging two men accused of fighting Muslims, reports state. A group called the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS) is said to be behind the crucifixions, which occurred on Tuesday. In total, […]

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Kenya Legalizes Polygamy

(CNN) — A new law that went into effect in Kenya this week makes it legal for a man to marry as many women as he wants. And a leading women’s group is applauding it. President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the polygamy measure into law Tuesday, formally recognizing what has long been a cultural practice in […]

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