Christian Sentenced to Life in Prison under Blasphemy Law

Christian Sentenced to Life in Prison under Blasphemy Law

Fanson Shahid was sentenced to life in prison under Pakistan’s blasphemy law on Jan. 24, 2024. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – A judge sentenced a Christian to life in prison under Pakistan’s blasphemy statutes for a social media message that relatives say was posted using a phone stolen […]

Christian Convert Couple Slain for their Faith

Christian Convert Couple Slain for their Faith

The bodies of Twaha Namwoyo and wife Nadiimu Katooko, slain on Feb. 2, 2024 in Bulalaka village, Uganda. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A formerly Muslim couple in eastern Uganda, parents of four young children, were slashed to death on Feb. 2, two months after putting their faith in Christ, sources said. […]

Christian in Pakistan Released after Accuser Admits False Blasphemy Allegation

Christian in Pakistan Released after Accuser Admits False Blasphemy Allegation

Younis Bhatti after his release from custody. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – In a rare move in Pakistan, police discharged a 72-year-old Christian from a blasphemy case after the complainant admitted she had falsely accused him, sources said. Younis Bhatti, known as Bhagat, had been arrested and charged […]

Christian Homes in Pakistan Hit with Gunshot, Fuel Bombs

Christian Homes in Pakistan Hit with Gunshot, Fuel Bombs

Bishop Abraham Daniel prays for victims of Feb. 12 attack in Sawihal District, Pakistan. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Muslims fired gunshots and threw fuel bombs at the homes of Christians in a village in Pakistan at 2 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 12) for supporting an opposing political […]

Christian Mother from Sudan Beaten in Refugee Camp

Christian Mother from Sudan Beaten in Refugee Camp

Thatched huts in Aweil, South Sudan. (Kai Breker, Creative Commons) 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 […]

Christian Beaten Unconscious, Home Burned

Christian Beaten Unconscious, Home Burned

Philemon Shuha at hospital in Busolwe town, Uganda after Jan. 30, 2024 attack. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim villagers in eastern Uganda on Jan. 30 beat a Christian unconscious upon seeing him prepare a site for an evangelistic event, and they later set his house ablaze, sources said. The 34-year-old father […]

Christians Seek Justice following Attacks in Jaranwala, Pakistan

Christians Seek Justice following Attacks in Jaranwala, Pakistan

Belongings of Christians burned in Muslim rioting in Jaranwala, Pakistan on Aug. 16, 2023. (Morning Star News) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Citing lax government response to Islamic extremist attacks on a Christian community last August, an advocacy group on Wednesday (Feb. 7) filed another plea for justice with the Supreme Court of […]

Muslim Gunmen Kill 14-Year-Old Christian Boy in Pakistan

Muslim Gunmen Kill 14-Year-Old Christian Boy in Pakistan

Sunil Masih,14, was killed on Feb. 5, 2024 in Gujranwala District, Pakistan. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News screenshot) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Muslim gunmen shouting threats against Christians shot a 14-year-old Christian dead on Monday (Feb. 5) in Pakistan, sources said. Sunil Masih and other Christians were standing in a market in […]

Two Christian Women Assaulted in Pakistan

Two Christian Women Assaulted in Pakistan

Rukhsana Bibi (R) and sister-in-law Asifa Bibi were assaulted in Chak 11 village, Sargodha District, Pakistan on Jan. 27, 2024. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Police slow to prosecute a Muslim who attacked two Christian women with an axe and attempted to rape one of them have also […]

Navy vet now charged with hate crime for smashing satanic statue in Iowa Capitol

Navy vet now charged with hate crime for smashing satanic statue in Iowa Capitol

(Des Moines Register) — A Mississippi man who admitted to destroying a statue of the pagan idol Baphomet at the Iowa Capitol has been charged with a hate crime. The statue was part of a display organized by the Satanic Temple of Iowa under state rules allowing religious displays in the Iowa Capitol during the holidays. The installation drew […]

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