Christian Woman on Trial for Blasphemy in Northeast Nigeria

Christian Woman on Trial for Blasphemy in Northeast Nigeria

Rhoda Ya’u Jatau. (Facebook) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Christian woman in northeast Nigeria is on trial after being held incommunicado for more than four months on blasphemy charges for forwarding a WhatsApp message, sources said. Rhoda Ya’u Jatau, 45, was arrested in Bauchi state in May after receiving a WhatsApp message from Ghana […]

Christians Beaten, Lose Homes in Separate Attacks

Christians Beaten, Lose Homes in Separate Attacks

Muslim villagers destroyed Musa Wabwire’s home in Kaliro District, Uganda on Sept. 9, 2022. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslims in Uganda upset with a father of four for converting to Christianity beat him and destroyed his home, and a week later a 52-year-old convert in a neighboring district also suffered injuries […]

Christians Slain in Kano and Plateau States, Nigeria

Christians Slain in Kano and Plateau States, Nigeria

Ifeanyi Ilechukwu, Christian killed in Kano state, Nigeria on Sept. 24, 2022. (Facebook) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (Sept. 25) killed two Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria after Islamic State terrorists allegedly killed two others in the city of Kano on Saturday (Sept. 24), sources said. In northern Nigeria’s Kano […]

Young Woman in Uganda Killed after Accepting Christ

Young Woman in Uganda Killed after Accepting Christ

Location of Bugiri District, Uganda. (Map data ©2020 Google) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A 23-year-old Muslim woman in eastern Uganda who converted to Christianity on Sept. 18 was poisoned to death that night, sources said. Namata Habiiba attended a church service on Sept. 18 at the invitation of a friend in Wakawaka village, Bugiri […]

Dozens More Christians Killed in Benue State, Nigeria 

Dozens More Christians Killed in Benue State, Nigeria 

Benue state, Nigeria. (Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons).svg ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Continuing attacks earlier this month in Benue state, Nigeria, suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists killed dozens of Christians on Friday (Sept. 23) and Wednesday (Sept. 21), sources said. The terrorists attacked six predominantly Christian villages in Benue state’s Togo County on Friday […]

Hindu Relatives Suspected of Killing Christian in India

Hindu Relatives Suspected of Killing Christian in India

Madhab Gorai. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Christians in eastern India suspect a church member’s Hindu family killed him last month for refusing to renounce his faith, sources said. In West Bengal state’s Gobindapur village, Jhargram District, Hindu relatives of Madhab Gorai had threatened to burn him to death and feared his […]

Terrorists Kill 25 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria

Terrorists Kill 25 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria

National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. (Wikipedia) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists killed three Christians in Benue state, Nigeria on Sunday (Sept. 18), after slaughtering at least 22 others in the same area in past three weeks, sources said. The assailants attacked predominantly Christian Tse Ngban village in Guma County […]

Apostasy Charges against Christians in Sudan Dismissed

Apostasy Charges against Christians in Sudan Dismissed

Darfur Region, Sudan. (NordNordWest, Creative Commons) JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – A court in Sudan on Sept. 8 dismissed apostasy charges against four Christians who were threatened with the death penalty unless they recanted, sources said. Judge Ibrahim Hamza dismissed the apostasy charges against the Christians in Central Darfur state, stating that apostasy is […]

Christian Killed, Church Leader Kidnapped in Nigeria

Christian Killed, Church Leader Kidnapped in Nigeria

The Rev. Bung Fon Dong, COCIN pastor kidnapped in Plateau state, Nigeria on Sept. 11, 2022. (Facebook) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (Sept. 11) killed a Christian security guard as they abducted a pastor in central Nigeria and wounded the church leader’s wife, sources said. James Ngyang, a member of […]

Five Christians Thrown Off Boat and Drowned in Uganda

Five Christians Thrown Off Boat and Drowned in Uganda

Lake Kyoga amid rivers and other lakes in Uganda. (Creative Commons) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists killed five Christian workers by throwing them off a boat into central Uganda’s Lake Kyoga on Aug. 10, sources said. The evangelists from End Time Word Ministry church were traveling from Nakasongola District to Apac District on […]

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