Christian Sanitation Worker Tortured in Pakistan

Christian Sanitation Worker Tortured in Pakistan

Christian sanitation worker Yasir Masih was tortured in the Gujjarpura area of Lahore, Pakistan on May 25, 2024. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News screenshot) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Muslims upset with a Christian sanitation worker in Lahore, Pakistan on Saturday (May 25) beat him and left him chained in blistering heat for […]

Christian Convert in Somalia Wounded, Loses Family

Christian Convert in Somalia Wounded, Loses Family

Destroyed home of Mohammad Abdul on outskirts of Kismayo, Somalia in May 2024. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – A Muslim in Somalia was seriously wounded for putting his faith in Christ this month and lost his wife and five children, sources said. Mohammad Abdul, 40, survived a knife attack by his Muslim […]

Elderly Christian Critically Wounded in Pakistan after False Blasphemy Charge

Elderly Christian Critically Wounded in Pakistan after False Blasphemy Charge

Muslim mob attacks after a Christian was falsely accused of blasphemy on Saturday (May 25, 2024) in Sargodha, Pakistan. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News screenshot of video on social media) SARGODHA, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – An elderly Christian is fighting for his life in the hospital after a Muslim mob in Pakistan attempted […]

Breaking NewsMob Brutally Attacks Elderly Christian Man after False Blasphemy Claims Circulate

Breaking NewsMob Brutally Attacks Elderly Christian Man after False Blasphemy Claims Circulate

5/25/2024 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) — Around 7 a.m., an angry mob attacked an elderly Christian man after claims that he had burned pages from a Quran circulated throughout the Mujahid colony in Gillwala, a predominantly Christian community in Sargodha, Pakistan. Members of the large mob, which quickly filled the street, brutally beat Nazir Masih, […]

Ad Targeting Christians in Pakistan Criticized

Ad Targeting Christians in Pakistan Criticized

Discriminatory ad for sanitation workers in Pakistan. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – An ad for sanitation workers targeting Christians in Pakistan has prompted objections that it signals only Christian should work such low-paying jobs. The ad soliciting candidates for sweepers at health facilities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province states, […]

Christians, Others Increasingly Targeted in Plateau State, Nigeria

Christians, Others Increasingly Targeted in Plateau State, Nigeria

Burial on Christmas Day, 2023 of Christians slain in NTV village, Plateau state, Nigeria. (Christian Daily News-Morning Star News) ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Following a rights group report that 1,336 people were killed in Plateau state, Nigeria between December and February, residents reported 18 Christians killed since mid-April. In Plateau state’s Kayarda […]

Video Shows Pastoral Couple Kidnapped a Year Ago in Nigeria

Video Shows Pastoral Couple Kidnapped a Year Ago in Nigeria

The Rev. Paul Musa and wife in video released May 5, 2024. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News screenshot) ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – A video of a pastor and his wife kidnapped in March 2023 appeared on Sunday (May 5) in which he pleaded for help from the government of Nigeria and Christian […]

Two Underground Church Leaders Face Serious Health Issues in Chinese Prison

Two Underground Church Leaders Face Serious Health Issues in Chinese Prison

5/8/2024 China (International Christian Concern) — Since two leaders of Ganquan Church in Hefei, Anhui, were arrested last fall, their wives and members of their church family have pleaded for their release. Those pleas have grown more urgent after the two leaders developed serious health problems while in prison.  In November 2023, Communist authorities detained […]

Six Christians Killed, Eight Wounded in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Six Christians Killed, Eight Wounded in Kaduna State, Nigeria 

Sultan Bello Mosque in the city of Kaduna, Kaduna state, Nigeria. (Anasskoko, Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen on Sunday (May 5) raided a village in southern Kaduna state, Nigeria, killing six Christians, area residents said. A large number of herdsmen raided predominantly Christian Ambe village, Sanga County, at about […]

Herdsmen Kill 28 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria 

Herdsmen Kill 28 Christians in Benue State, Nigeria 

National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. (Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed 28 Christians from April 20 to April 22 in an area of Benue state, Nigeria, residents said. “Some groups of Muslim Fulanis have attacked three Christian villages in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue state,” said area […]