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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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

October 21st, 2017|

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 […]


Christian Teenager in India Arrested for Comments on Fake Facebook Account

October 20th, 2017|

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 […]


Muslim Father in Uganda Drives Son from Home for Becoming Christian Young man cannot deny faith he tried to keep secret.

October 10th, 2017|

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 10, 2017 (Morning Star News)       



The young man did not answer after his father asked him if he had ditched Islam to become a Christian.

Magale (also called Mabala) Hamidu, 20, of Nanoko village in eastern Uganda, had become a Christian seven months before. He had been failing to attend mosque prayers, and […]


Authorities in China Detain Pastor, Daughter and 3-Year-Old Grandson

October 7th, 2017|

October 6, 2017 (Morning Star News)


While a government-hired thug in China threatened to kill a Christian family, officials in a neighboring province arrested a pastor, her daughter and her 3-year-old grandson, sources said.

In Xinning, Hubei Province in the central part of the country, police and religious affairs officials upset by a house church’s outreach arrested […]


Sudan Detains, Interrogates Elder in Campaign to Take Over Church Authorities continue bid to rid country of Christianity

September 26th, 2017|

JUBA, South Sudan, September 26, 2017 (Morning Star News)
A month after seven church leaders were arrested, interrogated and released on bail, police in Sudan detained and questioned another church leader in Omdurman on Friday (Sept. 22), sources said.

Elder Mahjoub Abotrin of the Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC) was arrested from his home in Omdurman, across […]