By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ISLAMABAD/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- The lawyer who helped free a Christian woman who faced the death sentence in Pakistan for blasphemy has fled to The Netherlands amid international fears for his safety.
By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Reporting from Pakistan
By BosNewsLife Asia Service LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistan police have detained a cleric accused of leading a mob trying to kill a Christian couple who allegedly desecrated the Koran, deemed a holy book Muslims. Police rescued the Christians from the crowd near the eastern city of Lahore this week in what was seen as a relatively unusual intervention in the heavily Islamic nation, where those accused of blasphemy are sometimes lynched on the spot.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians and other minorities in Pakistan face starvation as they are denied food aid...
By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian father of four who was sentenced to death in Pakistan for "blasphemy against Islam" has been rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack, his friends said Thursday, January 10.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife )-- A Christian man who spent more than three years in a Pakistani jail on "false charges of blasphemy against Islam" was hiding with his family in Pakistan's Punjab province Tuesday, December 27, after police briefly detained him again, a friend and human rights official told BosNewsLife.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese Pastor Samuel Lamb, who spent more than 20 years in a forced labor camp and prison for his house church activities, has died, his supporters confirmed Monday, August 5
By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in northern India briefly detained five pastors of mission group 'Gospel Messengers Team' on charges of "trying to convert people to Christianity", shortly after Hindu hardliners stormed their evangelistic prayer service, witnesses said Monday, July 25. The incident was the latest in a series of reported attacks against devoted Christians in India.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- There was international concern Monday, May 31, that the widow of a murdered Vietnamese Christian will be forced to give up her children to the Communist-run state, rights activists said.