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India: Christian Family in Hiding after Hindu Extremist Mob Assaults Them in North Indian State.

Sarla Mangala, 65, was among those assaulted in Hindu extremist attack in Sohna, Haryana state, India on Sept. 22, 2019. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A retired pastor, his wife and their sons are in hiding from police after a Hindu extremist mob injured them in a gruesome assault in northern...

INDIA: Police Help Hindu Extremist Efforts to Shut Down Christian Worship in Jharkhand State.

Shyam Sundar Yadav,

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Hindu extremists and police in eastern India this month ordered jailed Christians to stop gathering for worship, with the extremists threatening to bring a venomous snake to bite a pastor’s wife, sources said. The house-church pastor, his family and other Christians had been arrested in Jharkhand state after the hardline...

Nepal: Social Media Backlash Reflects New Era of Hostility in the Himalayan Country.

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HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Hindu extremist threats have driven a pastor in Nepal into hiding following a leak onto social media of a restricted audience-interview he gave on his journey to Christ, sources said. Pastor Sukdev Giri of Trinity Fellowship church in Chitwan District has received death threats, he said. He has changed his...

India: Young Father is Shocked at Why Relatives Attacked Him, Daughter and Killed His Wife

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Two weeks after losing his wife to an axe-blow in front of his 3-year-old daughter in eastern India, Rohit Oraon believes that the murder was planned, not spontaneous, and that his relatives also meant to kill him and his child. What he still cannot believe is why.

India: Christian State of Mizoram, students take pledge not to marry ‘outsiders’

Mizoram school students took the pledge on Monday.

Mizora: Hundreds of high school students in predominetly Christain state of Mizoram’s capital Aizawl took a pledge on Monday not to marry non-Mizos or ‘outsiders’ as an effort to protect their culture and identity. The pledge was administered by office bearers of Mizo Zirlai Pawl, the biggest student body in the northeastern state, who claim...

Pakistan: Illegally Detained Christian Tortured to Death in Custody, Family Says

LAHORE, Pakistan (Morning Star News) – Police in Lahore, Pakistan tortured to death the Christian father of 14-day-old and 7-year-old sons, relatives said. Officers on Aug. 28 illegally detained 28-year-old Amir Masih on a false charge of theft and tortured him for four days before he died in a hospital on Sept. 2, his brother Sunny...

India: Hindu Extremists Demand Death of One of Organizers of Christian Film Shows

HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Immanuel Tirkey and about 100 villagers were watching the end of a Christian film in Bihar state, India, when a man stood up in front of the screen and began shouting, “Who is the operator here? Who is the operator here?” Tirkey, one of five Christians who had organized the...

Nigeria: Kidnapped Baptist Pastor in Nigeria Freed after 17 Days of Torture

Elisha Noma

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A Baptist pastor kidnapped and tortured last month in Nigeria was released over the weekend after his family and Christian leaders paid a ransom, sources said. Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Kaduna state who abducted the Rev. Elisha Noma on Aug. 14 received 3 million naira (US$8,181) before freeing him on...

Kenya: Widowed Mother of Seven Homeless when Muslim In-Laws Learn She Is Christian

A town in Wakiso District, Matugga-Mabanda, in central Uganda. (Wikipedia, Wulman83) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – The 8-year-old boy didn’t realize that telling his Muslim relatives how much he enjoyed a church choir would cause them to attack his family. The seventh and youngest child of 54-year-old Lezia Nakayiza, widowed since September...

Pakistan: Two Christian Brothers Stabbed to Death Over Car Sticker

Two Christian brothers have been stabbed to death in the Pakistani city of Lahore over a trivial family disagreement. Javed and Suleman Masih were killed when a pair of Muslim men broke into their home, according to a Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need. The murders appear to have arisen from a dispute between two...