Sudan Christians Fear Violence and Losing Rights
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese Christians urged fellow believers around the world to pray for Friday, July 8, just hours before the North and South were to become separate countries, amid concerns of more violence and fears many believers will lose basic rights.
Ethiopia Court Jails Over 500 Muslims for Mass Church Burnings
By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Ethiopian court sentenced 579 Muslims from three to 18 months in prison for a week of violence against Christians that left one dead and 69 churches destroyed by fire, BosNewsLife learned Friday June 24.
NEWS ALERT: Sudan Christians Killed In Several Attacks
By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese Christians on Wednesday, June 22, feared more killings after Sudanese Military agents reportedly killed one Christian and Islamic militants another last week after attacking churches in Sudan's embattled South Kordofan state.
Sudan Christians Concerned As Violence Spreads
Sudan Christians Flee Bloodshed; Attacks Continue
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan were among thousands of refugees Wednesday, May 25, amid several attacks against them and fears of a new civil war between the Arab-dominated north and the Christian-animist south, which voted overwhelmingly to secede in a January referendum.
NEWS ALERT: Sudan Christians Urge Prayers As Deadly Violence Overshadows Independence Vote
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
Sudan Christians Urge Prayers Amid Widespread Killings
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese Christians have urged fellow believers around the world to pray for them as armed groups are kidnapping and killing church leaders and other Christians, an advocacy group with close knowledge about the situation told BosNewsLife Tuesday , September 15.
Christians Killed, Abducted, In Sudan
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- The head of Sudan's Anglican church confirmed Thursday, September 3, that armed groups are killing Christians and others in the south of this predominantly Islamic country "to disrupt a peace agreement" that ended 20 years of civil war.
Sudan Police Flog Christian Girls for Wearing Pants, report
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- An international Christian rights group expressed concerns Wednesday over reports that Sudanese officials flogged several Christian women for wearing pants.
Christians Under Attack in Sudan
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan faced another tense day Wednesday, April 29, amid reports that followers of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir have intensified attacks on Christians and others they believe support the International Criminal Court's recent decision to prosecute the president for his alleged involvement in atrocities in the Darfur region.