Ransom Paid, but Kidnapped Pastor’s Wife Is Killed in North-Central Nigeria

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Modified Photo: Domenico-de-ga at German Wikipedia Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen this month kidnapped and killed a pastor’s wife in north-central Nigeria’s Kaduna state three days after suspected herdsmen killed a Baptist pastor in another part of the state, sources said. Unaware that Esther Ishaku Katung had…

Decade of Tears and Blood: 10 Years of Boko Haram Terrorism in Nigeria

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Bomb attack by Boko Haram in Abuja, Nigeria on April 14, 2014. (Wikipedia, VOA) Nigeria (Morning Star News) – A decade after Boko Haram began a bloody campaign to impose sharia (Islamic law) on all of Nigeria, Christian leaders say some areas are still under the control of the terrorists. This…

Iranian persecution

Iranian Christian heads to prison rather than renounce her faith Iranian Christian Fatemeh Bakhteri is behind bars in Tehran’s brutal Evin Prison today – because she refused to renounce her faith. Fatemeh (also known as Ailar) has just started serving a one-year sentence because her Christian activities were deemed ‘propaganda against the state’. Friends say […]

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

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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…

Kidnapped Baptist Pastor in Nigeria Freed after 17 Days of Torture

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Muslim Fulani herdsmen injured Baptist pastor Elisha Noma while holding him captive. (Morning Star News) 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…