Pastor in Nepal Sentenced to Prison under Proselytism Law

Pastor in Nepal Sentenced to Prison under Proselytism Law

Police escort pastor Keshab Raj Acharya after the conviction on Nov. 30, 2021. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A pastor in Nepal forced to pay exorbitant bail amounts for three separate cases was sentenced to two years in prison on Nov. 30 under a law against proselytizing, sources said. The Dolpa District […]

Teacher Mocks Christians with Dr. Seuss Parody at School Board Meeting for Opposing Pornographic, CRT Books

Teacher Mocks Christians with Dr. Seuss Parody at School Board Meeting for Opposing Pornographic, CRT Books

(Fox News) — Parents in the Austin, Texas, area expressed outrage after a technology teacher read a Dr. Seuss-style poem mocking “evangelicals” and parents who have expressed concerns about books they call pornographic. Krista Tyler, instructional technology specialist at Grisham Middle School in the Round Rock Independent School District (ISD) read the poem at the […]

Ethnic Somali Muslims in Kenya Break Pastor’s Leg

Ethnic Somali Muslims in Kenya Break Pastor’s Leg

Wajir County, Kenya. (NordNordWest, Creative Commons) 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 […]

Implanted Microchip in Hand May Be Used to Verify COVID-19 Vax Status

Implanted Microchip in Hand May Be Used to Verify COVID-19 Vax Status

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (TND) — Microchip technology invented by Swedish startup company “Epicenter” is now being presented as a possible way to carry around a COVID-19 vaccine passport under a person’s skin, according to a viral video. “Beep boop beep: Your vaccination record has been verified,” says the caption of the video posted to Twitter by South China […]

BJP-Led Government in India’s Karnataka State Proposes Enactment of Anti-Conversion Law

BJP-Led Government in India’s Karnataka State Proposes Enactment of Anti-Conversion Law

Christians Fear Bill Will Incite Increased Anti-Christian Violence 12/22/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government of India’s Karnataka state has proposed the enactment of a controversial anti-conversion law. The Karnataka Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021, was introduced to the […]

Unauthorized Online Religious Activities to Be Banned in China

Unauthorized Online Religious Activities to Be Banned in China

Beijing Announces New Measures to Curb ‘Illegal Religious Activities’ 12/22/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on December 20, the State Administration of Religious Affairs (SARA) in China announced new measures to curb all forms of religious activities online. The Measures for the Administration of Internet Religious Information Service, […]

Haiti Missionaries Describe Daring Escape to Evade Kidnappers

Haiti Missionaries Describe Daring Escape to Evade Kidnappers

(BBC) – Twelve missionaries who were abducted in Haiti managed to get away on their own, their organization has said. The group escaped their captors at night and used the stars for navigation to trek through dense bush for hours, a spokesman said. Christian Aid Ministries announced the group were finally free last week, after being […]

ISWAP Terrorists Kill 12 Christians in Borno State, Nigeria 

ISWAP Terrorists Kill 12 Christians in Borno State, Nigeria 

Borno state, Nigeria. (Uwe Dedering, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Terrorists with the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Sunday (Dec. 19) killed 12 Christians in an attack in Borno state, northeastern Nigeria, sources said. The Islamic extremist militants attacked the predominantly Christian village of Kilangal, Askira-Uba County, in the afternoon, shortly […]

Rashad Hussain Confirmed as New International Religious Freedom Ambassador

Rashad Hussain Confirmed as New International Religious Freedom Ambassador

U.S. Senate Votes to Confirm First Indian American Muslim to Top Religious Freedom Position  12/16/2021 United States (International Christian Concern) –International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the Senate has voted to confirm Rashad Hussain as the next Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. In this position, Hussain will serve as the highest-ranking member in the State Department for advancing international […]

Kidnapped Pastor in Northern Nigeria Slain after Ransom Paid

Kidnapped Pastor in Northern Nigeria Slain after Ransom Paid

The Rev. Dauda Bature of the Evangelical Chruch Winning All. (Facebook) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen who kidnapped a Christian pastor outside the city of Kaduna in northern Nigeria killed him last week after receiving ransom payments, sources said. The Rev. Dauda Bature of the First Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Hayin […]