BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Dies In Prison Cell

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By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)– A Christian accused of blasphemy against Islam has died in a Pakistan prison after he was allegedly denied medical care, BosNewsLife learned Tuesday, September 20.

BREAKING: Lawyer of Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi Flees To Netherlands Amid Death Threats   

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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.

Pakistan Government Supports Mother Of Murdered Girl

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Reporting from Pakistan
LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistan's Federal Minister for Minorities, Shahbaz Bhatti, handed over a nearly 6,000 dollar cheque to the mother of a murdered Christian domestic worker who became a symbol of ongoing mistreatment by Muslim employers of minority Christians in the Asian nation.

Pakistan Detains Cleric Over Mob Violence Against Christian Couple

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service pakistanchurch 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.

‘Pakistan Christians Starving For Not Embracing Islam’

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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...

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Christian Has Heart Attack Around Death Sentence Appeal

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service PAKISTAN_(F)_0502_-_BlasphemyISLAMABAD, 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.  

Pakistan Christian Man, Family Hiding After Blasphemy Charges

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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.  

BREAKING NEWS: China House Church Pastor Lamb Dies at 88

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service securedownload 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

Pastors Detained, Attacks In Southern India

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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.

Widow Of Murdered Vietnam Christian “Forced” To Hand Over Children

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service 7798HANOI, 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.