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Hindu Extremists Beat Pastors, Stop Gospel Event in Chhattisgarh State, India Police complicit in harassment

December 11th, 2017|

HYDERABAD, India, Dec. 11.17 (Morning Star News)

Berating and slapping two pastors into signing an apology letter before police, Hindu extremists stopped a planned three-day gospel meeting in Chhattisgarh state, India minutes before it was to begin, sources said.

Hindu nationalists beat pastor Vijay Jogi and pastor Santosh Rao minutes before the start of the first meeting, […]

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Occult Groups in Nigeria Kill, Kidnap Christians Boko Haram, Fulani herdsmen not only ones terrorizing the church

December 8th, 2017|

JOS, Nigeria, Dec. 8, 2017 (Morning Star News)

Besides Islamic extremist Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen, occult groups are also terrorizing Christians in Nigeria.

Pastor Victor Kanayo of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) was killed in a town in Lagos state on Nov. 26 by an occult group known as Badoo, a week after suspected […]

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Government of Pakistan Surrenders to Islamists on ‘Blasphemy’ Suspects

December 4th, 2017|

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 […]

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

November 29th, 2017|

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 […]

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

November 17th, 2017|

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 […]

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

November 14th, 2017|

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 […]

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

November 10th, 2017|

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 […]

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

November 6th, 2017|

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 […]

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

October 30th, 2017|

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, […]

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

October 27th, 2017|

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 […]

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