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Government of Pakistan Surrenders to Islamists on ‘Blasphemy’ Suspects

LAHORE, Pakistan, Dec. 4.17 (Morning Star News) The Pakistan government’s surrender to demands of an Islamic extremist group jeopardizes the last chances for Christian mother Aasiya Noreen (Asia Bibi) to overturn her death sentence for “blasphemy,” sources said.

The government’s inability to withstand the violent protests and demands of the upstart, Muslim extremist Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool […]

December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kidnappings, Threats of Massacre Terrorize Christians in Kano State, Nigeria Officials are complicit, security forces lax, church leaders say

KANO, Nigeria, Nov. 29.17 (Morning Star News) When the 50-year-old church elder and leader of Kano state’s Samaila village heard gunshots shortly before midnight, he rushed out of his house to try to find security agents.

It was a natural reaction for Mai’angwa Samaila, given recent Islamist attacks in northern Nigeria. What the elder for the […]

November 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Christians Killed, Five Others Missing in Muslim Herdsmen Attacks in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria, November 17, 2017 (Morning Star News)

Five Christians were killed and five others are missing after attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria’s Plateau and Benue states in the past two weeks.

Two members of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) were killed on Sunday (Nov. 12) in Plateau state’s Wereng village, Riyom Local […]

November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christians Charged with Serious Crimes after Hindu Extremists, Police Detain Children in India Christians were making routine, annual trip to Bible conference

NEW DELHI, Nov. 14.17

(Morning Star News)
Two Christians face charges of kidnapping and forcible conversion in India after Hindu extremists attacked them and children on their way to a youth Bible conference by train, sources said.

The Hindu extremists later savagely beat Christian parents trying to regain custody of their children at a police station, the sources […]

November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Ambush, Kill Nine Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria Three others injured

JOS, Nigeria,

Nov. 10.17 Morning Star News

Nine Christians were buried in north-central Nigeria yesterday after Muslim Fulani herdsmen ambushed and killed them earlier this week, sources said.

The victims, all members of the Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN), were buried after a funeral service in Plateau state’s Riyom Local Government Area. They were killed, and three others […]

November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hindu Extremists Beat Pastor Unconscious in Southern India after ‘Miraculous’ Conversions

HYDERABAD, India, Nov. 6,17 (Morning Star News)
Weeks after a pastor led five families to faith in Christ in southern India, masked men on motorbikes intercepted him on his way home from worship and tried to kill him, sources said.

Pastor Banothu Sevya, 26, was in a coma for 48 hours after the drunken Hindu extremists beat […]

November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christian Woman, Son and Daughter Killed in Plateau State, Nigeria In country’s southwest, priest slain after being kidnapped

JOS, Nigeria,    Oct. 30.17 (Morning Star News)
A Christian woman and her two children were killed in north-central Nigeria last week, three days after a kidnapped priest was slain by his abductors in the southwestern part of the country, sources said.

Armed Muslim Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday (Oct. 24) ambushed and shot to death Rebecca Daniel Choji, […]

October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Torture of Pastor in India Ruins Hearing, Livelihood –but Not His Faith Hindu extremists pressure police

HYDERABAD, India, October 27, 2017
(Morning Star News)
A pastor in Uttar Pradesh, India has lost hearing in one ear after Hindu extremists tortured him, pressured police to falsely charge him and prevented doctors from treating him, sources said.

Pastor Abhay Sagar, 37, of Biswan town in Sitapur District in the northern state, was about to begin preaching […]

October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Port Authorities in Sudan Detain Bible Shipment without Explanation Container held for more than two years

JUBA, South Sudan, Oct. 20.17 Morning Star News

Authorities in Sudan have detained a container of Bibles in Port Sudan without explanation for more than two years, a source said.

A Bible Society in Sudan representative told Morning Star News the container was one of two containing Arabic Bibles detained more than two years ago. The other […]

October 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christian Teenager in India Arrested for Comments on Fake Facebook Account

HYDERABAD, India, Oct. 16.17          (Morning Star News)
A Christian teenager in northern India was jailed for 12 days after anti-Hindu comments appeared on a fake Facebook account in his name, sources said.

Sandeep Kumar, 18, christened Karan Anthony, was released on bail 12 days after being arrested on Aug. 23 and charged with posting anti-Hindu comments on […]

October 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments