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Scant Evidence Produced against Two South Sudanese Pastors in Sudan

Scant Evidence Produced against Two South Sudanese Pastors in Sudan, Lawyer Says Trial in case calling for death penalty to continue June 15. By Our Sudan Correspondent
JUBA, South Sudan, June 1, 2015(Morning Star News) – A court hearing in Khartoum yesterday for two South Sudanese pastors facing the death penalty was extended to today, then […]

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Sudan’s Aerial Bombing Kills 3-Year-Old Girl, Wounds Mother in Nuba Mountains

Sudan’s Aerial Bombing Kills 3-Year-Old Girl, Wounds Mother in Nuba Mountains Two others injured, church compound damaged. By Our Sudan Correspondent
JUBA, South Sudan, May 28, 2015 (Morning Star News) – A Sudanese Air Force bomb on Monday (May 25) killed a 3-year-old girl and wounded her Christian mother at their home in Kauda, South Kordofan […]

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Noted Convert from Islam in Egypt Regularly Beaten in Prison, Attorney Says

Noted Convert from Islam in Egypt Regularly Beaten in Prison, Attorney Says Jailers try to humiliate the former Mohammed Hegazy into recanting. By Our Middle East Correspondent
ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 27, 2015 (Morning Star News) – Authorities in Egypt are regularly beating and dragging across a concrete prison floor noted convert Bishoy Armia Boulous, formerly known as […]

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Boko Haram Suspected in Killing of at Least 29 People, Most Christians

Boko Haram Suspected in Killing of at Least 29 People, Most Christians, in Nigeria Three attacks in 10 days after terrorists lose terriotory in northeast. By Our Nigeria Correspondent
JOS, Nigeria, May 26, 2015 (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremist attacks in Nigeria’s Adamawa state in the past 10 days have killed at least 29 people […]

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Young Sudanese Refugee Cast Out of Home for Leaving Islam

Convert experiences power of God amid uncertainty, instability. By Our Sudan Correspondent
JUBA, South Sudan, May 4, 2015 (Morning Star News) – First an 18-year-old Sudanese Muslim became a refugee from Sudan’s war-torn South Kordofan state; then he received Christ and became a refugee from his family.

Kuku (full name withheld) and his family, ethnic Nuba from […]

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Religious Persecution in China Dramatically Worsened in 2014

Religious Persecution in China Dramatically Worsened in 2014, Group Says Advocacy organization reports steep increases in cases, people harmed.  By the Editor
April 24, 2015 (Morning Star News) – Persecution of Christians in China reached its highest level in more than a decade last year as the government cracked down on church growth perceived as a […]

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Police in Pakistan Deny Christian Youth’s Statement on Who Attacked, Killed Him

Official denies boy’s declaration that two Muslims set him ablaze because of his faith. By Our Pakistan Correspondent
LAHORE, Pakistan, April 16, 2015 (Morning Star News) – A Christian boy in Pakistan told police two Muslims set him on fire because of his faith before he died from his burnsWednesday (April 15), according to a human […]

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Al Shabaab Gunmen Target Christians in Attack on University in Kenya

At least 147 dead, 79 wounded. By Our East Africa Correspondent
NAIROBI, Kenya, April 2, 2015 (Morning Star News) – Islamic extremists from Somalia-based Al Shabaab today targeted Christians in an attack on Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya, killing at least 147 people, including two policemen.

An area church leader who visited some of the more […]

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Pastor in South Sudan Jailed, Lashed after Radical Muslims Threaten Him

Convert from Islam, native of West Darfur, was planting church. By Our Sudan Correspondent
JUBA, South Sudan, March 27, 2015(Morning Star News) – A Sudanese pastor in South Sudan was jailed and tortured for more than three months after Islamists who tried to kill him accused him of being a spy, sources said.

Adam Haron, a 37-year-old […]

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Religious Tensions Simmer Across Pakistan following Church Bombings

Christian leaders condemn retaliation killings by furious Christian mobs. By Our Pakistan Correspondent
LAHORE, Pakistan, March 16, 2015 (Morning Star News) – Tensions simmered across Pakistan between the Muslim majority and Christians following Sunday’s(March 15) deadly gun-and-bomb attacks on two churches and the subsequent killing of two Muslims here.

At least 17 people, including two policemen, have […]

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