Sikh in India Leads Pastor into Knife Attack

Sikh in India Leads Pastor into Knife Attack

Pastor and taxi driver Sukhdev Mark was attacked in Haryana state, India on Sept. 15, 2022. (Morning Star News) HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – A Christian pastor in northern India who drives a taxi for a living didn’t think he had anything to fear when a well-mannered Sikh asked him to take a slight detour. […]

Christian Family Suffers after Arrests at Birthday Party

Christian Family Suffers after Arrests at Birthday Party

Six women arrested at child’s birthday party in Maharajganj, Azamgarh District, Uttar Pradesh, India on July 30, 2022. (Dinnanath Jaiswar for Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Christian mother and her family in northern India have suffered assaults and threats since she and others were arrested from her son’s birthday party on […]

Officials Join Opposition to Church Construction in Indonesia

Officials Join Opposition to Church Construction in Indonesia

Small island near Merak Harbor, Banten, Indonesia. (Abdul Hadi Adriansyah, Creative Commons) SURABAYA, Indonesia (Morning Star News) – Two local officials in Indonesia joined Islamist organizations’ call to block construction of a Christian church, triggering objections nationwide the past two months, according to published reports. In western Java Island’s Banten Province, Cilegon Mayor Heldy Agustian and his […]

Iran Releases Two Christians from Notorious Evin Prison

Iran Releases Two Christians from Notorious Evin Prison

Evin Prison in Tehran, Iran. (Ehsan Iran, Creative Commons) (Morning Star News) – Two Christians imprisoned in Iran for their church leadership roles were released a few days after a fire broke out in Tehran’s Evin Prison on Oct. 15, but rights advocates were mystified about why they were freed. Pastor Naser Navard Goltapeh, who […]

Targeted Airstrikes Kill More than 80 Civilians in Myanmar

Targeted Airstrikes Kill More than 80 Civilians in Myanmar

Junta Attacks Concert Goers During Anniversary Celebration in Kachin State 10/26/2022 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – Eighty people were killed and another 200 injured when the Tatmadaw (Burmese Army) attacked a music festival in Christian-majority Kachin State in Myanmar on Sunday evening. Three fighter jets of the Tatmadaw (Burmese Army) dropped four bombs on an anniversary concert […]

Islamic Extremists Kill 15 Christians in North-Central Nigeria

Islamic Extremists Kill 15 Christians in North-Central Nigeria

Location of Nasarawa state, Nigeria. (Map data (c)2022 Google) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists killed two Christians in north-central Nigeria on Friday (Oct. 21) after slaughtering 13 others in two prior attacks, sources said. The assailants attacked Gidan Ityotyev village, Obi County, at about 11 p.m., killing Moses Saaku […]

Fulani Terrorists Kill More than 70 Christians in Central Nigeria 

Fulani Terrorists Kill More than 70 Christians in Central Nigeria 

National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. (Wikipedia) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen last week killed more than 70 Christians in a village in central Nigeria, prompting state officials to state that lack of government protection means citizens must defend themselves, sources said. In what a Benue state police official suspected was a revenge attack […]

Christian Evangelists Attacked for Preaching to Muslims in Uganda

Christian Evangelists Attacked for Preaching to Muslims in Uganda

Location of Mayuge District, Uganda. (OpenStreetMap contributors, Jarry1250, NordNordWest Wikipedia) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Two evangelists in eastern Uganda were beaten and slashed with knives after leading several Muslims to Christ, sources said. Earlier this month Robert Okia, a 43-year-old father of six children, and Wilberforce Mutenga, a father of two, shared the gospel […]

Iran Punishes Christians with Harsh Prison Sentences

Iran Punishes Christians with Harsh Prison Sentences

Sara Ahmadi and Homayoun Zhaveh. (Article 18) (Morning Star News) – When authorities in Iran summoned a Christian couple in Tehran on Aug. 13, the house-church members supposed it concerned the return of their confiscated belongings. Instead, Homayoun Zhaveh and his wife Sara Ahmadi were detained in Tehran’s Evin Prison, notorious for its harsh treatment […]

Islamic Terrorists Attack Chibok Village in Northeast Nigeria 

Islamic Terrorists Attack Chibok Village in Northeast Nigeria 

National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. (Wikipedia) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist militants killed three Christians in an attack on a village of Chibok County, northeast Nigeria on Tuesday (Oct. 4) that wounded dozens of others and burned homes, sources said. The terrorists attacked Njilang village, Borno state, in the latest of many acts […]

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