Somalia Militants Kill Woman For Embracing Christianity, Group Says

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants in Somalia have publicly killed a woman because she embraced Christianity, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, January 25.

North Korea, Iran World’s “Top Persecutors” Of Christians, Report Says

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By BosNewsLife News Center with BosNewsLife's Senior Special Correspondent Johan Th. Bos reporting from the Netherlands korea_north_kimjongilAMSTERDAM/WASHINGTON D.C. (BosNewsLife)-- One of the world's largest mission agencies, Open Doors, named North Korea and Iran Wednesday, November 6, as "the worst persecutors of Christians".

Somalia Militants Execute Christian Convert

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent somaliacivilians MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in Somalia faced more violence Tuesday, June 25, after news emerged that Islamic militants publicly executed a young man because he was a Christian.

Somalia Islamic Militants Behead Four Christian Orphanage Workers

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service somalia_2101MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Somalia faced a tense day Thursday, August 13, amid fresh reports that fighters of the country's main Islamic insurgent group al-Shabab beheaded four Christian aid workers for refusing to renounce their faith in Christ.

Somalia Militants Destroy Largest Christian Library, Bible College

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Somalia's minority Christians faced new challenges Thursday, January 6, after their most comprehensive Christian library was reportedly destroyed by Muslim militants who also threatened to continue killing Christians.

Islamic Militants Kill Somali Church Leader

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service _45836568_somalia2261MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have killed the leader of an underground church in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a well-informed Christian rights group said Monday, November 16.

NEWS WATCH: Somali Charged With Attempted Murder of Danish Cartoonist

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife muhammad_cartoonBUDAPEST/COPENHAGEN (BosNewsLife)-- A Somali man with alleged links to terrorist groups al-Shabab and al-Qaida has been charged with an attempt to kill a Danish cartoonist whose depiction of the Prophet Muhammed sparked outrage in the Muslim world.

Somalia Militants Flogging Woman Over Christian Conversion

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Somali woman, who converted from Islam to Christianity. was nursing her injuries Wednesday, January 11, after she was reportedly paraded before a cheering crowd and publicly flogged as a punishment for embracing a “foreign religion.”

NEWS ALERT: Prayers Urged After Somalia Militants Behead Two Christians

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service somaliacivilians MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers on Tuesday, April 1, asked prayers for two young daughters of a Christian mother who was reportedly publicly executed along with a fellow believer in Jesus Christ.

Islamic Militants Kill Christian Convert in Somalia

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service al-shabab-somalia1MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Somalia were facing another potential day of bloodshed Monday, August 24, amid fresh reports that Muslim militants are hunting down converts to Christianity, killing at least one man in recent days for abandoning Islam.