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Authorities Arrest Christian Leader in Al Jazirah State, Sudan, in School Takeover

September 13th, 2016|

JUBA, South Sudan, September 13, 2016 (Morning Star News)
Authorities in southeastern Sudan arrested the headmaster of a Christian school last week and took over its property, sources said.

Armed police and officials from the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Sept. 5 arrested the Rev. Samuel Suliman and 12 teachers at the school in Madani, […]

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Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christian converts from Islam

September 9th, 2016|

Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christian converts from Muslim backgrounds who have been charged with action against national security.
Three are due to appear in Rasht Court tomorrow (10th September) to face additional charges related to their Christian activities.

Yaser Mosibzadeh, Saheb Fadayee and Mohammad Reza Omidi, known as “Youhan”, were arrested at a house church […]

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GOOD NEWS from the MIDDLE EAST

September 9th, 2016|

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Muslims Shoot Father of Kidnapped Christian Woman in Pakistan

September 7th, 2016|

LAHORE, Pakistan, September 7, 2016

Three days after police in Pakistan refused to comply with a court order to arrest Muslims who abducted, raped and tried to convert and marry a young Christian woman, one of the kidnappers shot her father, sources said.

Ghulam Hussain and three other Muslims kidnapped 27-year-old Asma Gulzar at gunpoint four months […]

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Christian Security Guard Killed in Islamic Extremist Terrorist Attack in Pakistan

September 5th, 2016|

LAHORE, Pakistan, September 4, 2016 (Morning Star News)

Swift action by security forces prevented a major tragedy in northwestern Pakistan after four Taliban suicide attackers armed with bombs and assault rifles targeted a Christian colony early Friday (Sept. 2).

One Christian security guard was killed and five others – two Christians and three security personnel – were […]

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Coptic Teenagers Sentenced in Egypt for ‘Defaming Islam’ in Video Flee to Switzerland

September 3rd, 2016|

ISTANBUL, Turkey, September 3, 2016

Sentenced to prison in Egypt for allegedly insulting Islam in a video, four Coptic teenagers who had taken refuge in Turkey for months on Thursday (Sept. 1) flew to Switzerland to seek asylum.

In exclusive interviews with Morning Star News, the boys said they made their video before the release of the […]

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Iran: Death sentence for a Christian convert

September 2nd, 2016|

A 22-year-old new Christian believer, Sina Dehghan, who is convicted of starting teachers protest campaign and blasphemy through his writings on Line and Instagram has been sentenced to death by execution.

VOCIR said, according to one of the Christian activists, “Sina Dehghan, a Christian convert, who is now serving his sentence in Arak Central detention was […]

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Iran Suspected of ‘Forcing Confessions’ to Obtain ‘Evidence’ against Church Leader Five Christians illegally arrested at a picnic

August 30th, 2016|

ISTANBUL, Turkey, August 29, 2016 (Morning Star News)

Five members of an Iranian house church are missing after government agents arrested them on Friday (Aug. 26) without a warrant and took them to an undisclosed location, according to a leading advocacy group.

No information is available on the whereabouts of Ramiel Bet Tamraz, Amin Nader Afshar, Hadi […]

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Dramatically in First Half of 2016 Violence on track to far exceed cases in 2014 and 2015

August 24th, 2016|

UDAIPUR, India, August 21, 2016 (Morning Star News) At least 134 incidents of violence against Christians in India were carried out in the first half of 2016 alone, compared with 147 incidents in all of 2014 and 177 in 2015, according to an independent report.

The Evangelical Fellowship of India’s Religious Liberty Commission (EFIRLC) notes that […]

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Seven Christians Killed in North-Central Nigeria

August 17th, 2016|

JOS, Nigeria, August 17, 2016 (Morning Star News)

Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacked a predominantly Christian village in north-central Nigeria on Saturday (Aug. 13), killing seven Christians, sources said.

Two weeks after herdsmen attacked a nearby area in Kaduna state, the assailants attacked Golkofa village in the same state’s Jema’a Local Government Area on Saturday night, they said.

“The […]

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