Sudan Christians Mourn Murdered Believers; Church Destroyed
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan have mourned those killed in air raids by government forces, while believers in the country's capital were without a church Monday, July 7, after Sudanese authorities demolished the building.
Sudan Detains 14 Evangelical Christians In Latest Crackdown
By BosNewsLife Africa Service
KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan urged prayers Friday, June 8, amid concerns about 14 evangelical leaders and other Christians who were detained in Bahri, the country's third largest city, sources told BosNewsLife.
Prague Furious As Sudan Sentences Czech Christian To 20 Years
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife PRAGUE/KHARTOUM (BosNewsLife)-- The Czech Republic has condemned a Sudanese court's ruling that sentenced a Czech missionary and film maker to 20 years imprisonment, while a local pastor and a Christian activist reportedly received a 12 years jail term.
Pastors Facing Death Penalty In Sudan
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two South Sudanese pastors jailed in Sudan's capital Khartoum and could face the death penalty as part of a wider crackdown on evangelical Christians, trial observers say. The trial of Yat Michael and Peter Yen (also named as David Yein Reith), who are held in the Omdurman prison, began May 19, BosNewsLife learned.
Sudan Detains Christians; Churches Demolished
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese authorities have detained several pastors and other Christians following church demolitions and burnings as part of attempts to impose strict Islamic rule in the African nation, several sources told BosNewsLife.
Dozens Of Christians Killed In South Sudan, Sudan
By BosNewsLife Africa Service JUBA/KHARTOUM (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in South Sudan and neighboring Sudan are mourning their dead, amid new revelations of massacres by Muslim fighters. Among those who died are scores of female church workers who were killed last month while seeking refuge at a church in the central South Sudanese town of Bor, Christians said.
Sudan Frees Christian Czech Missionary After International Pressure
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife PRAGUE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The Czech Republic's Foreign Ministry says a Czech Christian who was sentenced to a stiff prison term in Sudan last month has been released and returned home late Sunday, February 26, with the Czech Foreign minister. The release of Petr Jašek followed international pressure.
Islamic Militants Kidnap 100 Eritrean Christians In Libya, Sudan
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have abducted some 100 Eritrean Christians, including women and children, in two separate kidnappings in Libya and Sudan, well-informed activists and Christians have told BosNewslife.
Persecution Christians Seen Rising In Islamic Nations
By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Africa and Asia JAKARTA/ABUJA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea leads a list of nations where "Christians face the most severe persecution", but "Muslim-majority" countries represent nine of the top 10 amid spreading Islamic extremism around the world, a major Christian watchdog said in comments obtained by BosNewsLife Thursday, January 5.