India Police Abuse Elderly Pastor In Prison, Rights Group Says

BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly Indian pastor was beaten and abused by local police while serving 20 days in prison on "false" charges of "bribing Hindus to convert," according to Christian rights investigators.

China Expells Hundreds Of South Korean Christians

BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of South Korean Christians, including church leaders, have been expelled from northeastern China within the past year, BosNewsLife learned Sunday, December 10.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Armed Group Attacks Church; Hostages Freed

By Xavier P. William, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Rawalpindi, Pakistan pakistanisecutityforcesRAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani security forces freed hostages held in a church compound by over a dozen armed men and women on Friday, April 2, and detained several suspects, police officials and Christians told BosNewsLife.

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

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.

Laos Christians Facing Expulsion For Faith

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos Laos-150x150VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in southern Laos have told Christians to recant their faith in Christ or face expulsion from their village amid a wider crackdown on churches, a human rights official and friend of the believers told BosNewsLife.

India Christians Mourn Many Killed In Crash

By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in India, who are reportedly facing persecution in several areas of India, were in mourning this Easter after the recent death of at least 16 Christians in a major traffic accident in Meghalaya state in North East India. Over 50 were also injured when a truck carrying them overturned in the West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya on February 26.

BREAKING NEWS: Shot Swedish Missionary Dies After Pakistan Attack

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife correspondents in Pakistan and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center swedenLAHORE/STOCKHOLM (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly Swedish missionary who was shot by a gunman while doing Christian work in Pakistan has died from her wounds, her Swedish church confirmed Thursday, December 13.

Pakistan Court Threatens To Cancel Bail Of Muslim Hardliners

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife lahoreburning LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court has accepted a petition to  cancel bail of 36 Muslims accused of involvement in last year's anti-Christian violence in Lahore city, a major Christian advocacy group confirmed Monday, February 3.

Lawyer of Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi Nominated For Rights Award

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BRUSSELS/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Lawyer Saif-ul-Malook, who prevented the execution of a Pakistani Christian woman, has been nominated by...

India Missionaries Injured In Mob Violence

By Rodney Drinnen, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent newsupdate012309bNEW DELHI, INDIA (Worthy News)-- Two native missionaries in India were recovering from injuries Sunday, February 1, as they were beaten by an angry mob in the northeastern state of Manipur after showing a film in the life of Jesus, the latest in a series of attacks against evangelists in the Asian nation, co-workers said.