Islamic Militants Threaten Churches In Uganda, Kenya
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KAMPALA/NAIROBI (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Uganda and neighboring Kenya faced more anxiety Friday, June 6, after authorities were warned by Western countries that an Islamic militant group was planning to attack churches.
BREAKING NEWS: Kenya Mall Attack Over; Many Christians Killed
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- At least scores of Christians were believed to be among those killed after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta declared an end to a four-day standoff with Islamic militants, who attacked a shopping mall and very specifically targeted non-Muslims.
Hundreds Flee After Militants Kill Kenya Christians
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of Christians in northeastern Kenya have fled their homes after at least six Christians were killed in a new wave of Islamic attacks, Christians and aid workers say.
Christians In Kenya, Netherlands Mourn Murdered Missionary (UPDATE)
(ADDS NEW DETAILS ABOUT ATTACKS, REACTIONS FROM YOUTH WITH A MISSION, MORE BACKGROUND)
By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
Christians Mourn Victims Kenya, Pakistan Amid Global Crackdown on Christianity
By BosNewsLife Africa and Asia Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Canter and Xavier P. William in Peshawar NAIROBI/PESHAWAR (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Africa and Asia tried to come to terms Friday, September 27, with the aftermath of attacks by Islamic militants that left at least some 150 people dead and hundreds injured, amid global concerns that devoted Christians are increasingly singled out by terrorists.
‘EU No Longer Safe Haven For Christians; 200 Million Persecuted’
>Hungary has Europe's "most restrictive" church registration law >Concerns over Western countries Britain, Spain, Netherlands By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife AMSTERDAM/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- At least 200 million Christians suffer discrimination and persecution worldwide, including even in European Union countries such as Hungary, which now has Europe's "most restrictive" church registration law, according to a new report obtained by BosNewsLife Thursday, October 18.
Kenya Salvation Army Church Torched; Four Killed
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Special Correspondent Paul Jongas in the region NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Kenya's troubled port city of Mombasa were on edge Saturday, October 5, after Muslim mobs torched a Salvation Army church in riots that killed four people and injured at least seven others. Friday's attack against the Salvation Army, an international Christian charity, came shortly after gunmen shot and killed Sheikh Ibrahim Amor, a popular Muslim cleric, and the three of his associates.
Evangelical Pastors Injured In Kenya Church Attack
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewslife)-- Two evangelical pastors were among some 16 Christians recovering from serious injuries Thursday, June 13, after suspected Islamic militants on a motorbike threw an explosive device into their church compound in southeastern Kenya, police and church officials said.
Somalia Militants Use ‘Ex-Christians’ To Bomb Kenya Churches; Pastor Killed (Update)
(ADDS LATEST ATTACK ON CHURCH IN KENYA, MORE DETAILS) By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)– Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab uses converts from religious Christianity to Islam to carry out attacks against churches in neighboring Kenya as part of what they call a "holy war", or Jihad, officials said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Sunday, November 4.
Militants Threaten To Kill More Christians In Kenya After Bloodshed
By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christians were killed near Kenya's violence-plagued coast and leaflets were distributed by suspected Islamic militants Wednesday, July 9, threatening to kill more Christians, residents said.