Militants Detain Church Leader in Sudan, Demand Ransom

Militants Detain Church Leader in Sudan, Demand Ransom

Shendi town in relation to Khartoum, Sudan. (Map data © Google 2024) JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – The paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on Friday (April 12) intercepted a church leader in Sudan as he was traveling out of Omdurman and temporarily jailed him, area sources said. The Rev. Antar Abbas Abu Hidia, general […]

Pakistan Told to Address Forced Marriages, Conversions of Girls

Pakistan Told to Address Forced Marriages, Conversions of Girls

Laiba Suhail was kidnapped in Faisalabad District, Pakistan on Feb. 12, 2024. (Courtesy of family) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – U.N. human rights experts on Thursday (April 11) called on Pakistan to make legal changes in light of continued vulnerability of women and girls of minority faiths to forced marriages and religious conversions. […]

Young Christian Woman Killed by Muslim Family Member

Young Christian Woman Killed by Muslim Family Member

Body of Namukuve Sawuya, killed on March 29, 2024 in Iganga District, Uganda. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The Muslim brother of a 19-year-old woman in eastern Uganda on March 29 killed her for putting her faith in Christ, sources said. Namukuve Sawuya had come to faith through a Christian Union Fellowship […]

Christian Slain, Mother and Daughter Burned for their Faith

Christian Slain, Mother and Daughter Burned for their Faith

Ronald Twinomugisha was killed in Iganga District, Uganda on March 30, 2024. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – An evangelist was slain and a mother and her 10-year-old daughter suffered serious burns for their faith in separate incidents last month in eastern Uganda. In Busei B village, Nakalama Sub-County in Iganga District, sources […]

Breaking NewsAl-Shabab Kills Christians During Multiple Attacks in Kenya

Breaking NewsAl-Shabab Kills Christians During Multiple Attacks in Kenya

4/10/2024 Kenya (International Christian Concern) – During the morning of Tuesday, April 9, suspected al-Shabab members killed a farmer in Bobo, Hindi, a Christian village in Kenya that the Islamic extremist group attacked in 2022. Later that afternoon, the militants barricaded a road in the Milihoi area in Lamu County, a route between Mpeketoni and […]

Family of Slain Christian in Pakistan Receives Death Threats

Family of Slain Christian in Pakistan Receives Death Threats

Farhan Ul Qamar was killed on Nov. 9, 2023. (Morning Star News courtesy of family) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Muslim relatives of the alleged killer of a 20-year-old Christian in Pakistan are threatening the victim’s family with death if they do not drop charges, sources said. Muhammad Zubair initially confessed to killing […]

Christian Couple in India Sentenced to Prison

Christian Couple in India Sentenced to Prison

Pastor Ramesh Ahirwar and wife Sakshi Ahirwar say they were falsely accused in March 11, 2024 conviction of forcible conversion in Madhya Pradesh, India. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Christian couple in India has been sentenced to prison after Hindu extremists instigated a false case of forcible conversion against them, sources […]

Al Shabaab Suspected in Killing of Six Christians in Somalia

Al Shabaab Suspected in Killing of Six Christians in Somalia

Mosque of Islamic Solidarity in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Hiram A. Ruiz, Creative Commons) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Six Kenyan merchants killed by suspected militants from the Islamic extremist Al Shabaab on Friday (March 29) in the Somali border town of Dhobley were likely attacked for spreading Christianity, sources said. The six secret Christians had been […]

Herdsmen Kill Seven Christians in Central Nigeria 

Herdsmen Kill Seven Christians in Central Nigeria 

National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. (Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen accompanied by other terrorists on March 19 and 20 killed seven Christians in attacks on villages in central Nigeria, sources said. In Benue state’s Logo County, the assailants slaughtered seven Christians in the Yongia Ukambie Tiev and Ukembrergya-Tswarev communities, […]

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