Malaysia Court Convicts Muslims Of Burning Church

By Mike Bouwer, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Malaysian court sentenced two Muslims Friday, August 13, to five years imprisonment for torching a Protestant church, the first of several attacks on places of worship that shocked the nation this year.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Authorities Investigate Burning, Rape, Of Christian Couple

By BosNewsLife Asia Service reporting from Pakistan ranaRAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The government of Pakistan's most populous province announced an investigation Sunday, March 21, into reports that a Christian man was burned and his wife raped by local police and Muslim religious leaders for refusing to convert to Islam.

Gospel Spreads As Coronavirus In Indonesia’s Jungle Villages

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Temuan Jaya, Indonesia TEMUAN JAYA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- They suggest their faith in Christ spreads as...

India Christians Tense At 5th Anniversary Of Odisha Bloodshed

By BosNewsLife Asia Service Christians in Karnataka have often faced attacks by Hindu militants, rights groups say. NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- The Christian community in India's troubled Odisha state is this weekend marking the fifth anniversary of what was the country's worst anti-Christian violence on record amid fears of more violence in the area.

BREAKING: Hunted Bangladesh Evangelist Urges Support For Jumma Minority

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian evangelist who is being hunted by Islamic militants in his native Bangladesh and elsewhere in Asia has urged the world not to forget non-Muslim minorities in the region including the indigenous Jumma who face a new wave of "murders" and "torture."

Chinese House Church Christian Released After Nearly Dying

By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- One of 10 Chinese house church Christians sentenced to jail and a labor camp in China's Shanxi province was free on medical parole Friday, May 27, as she nearly died after more than a year in detention, her supporters said.

Activists Campaign Against Hindu Plans To ‘Eradicate Christianity’ From India By 2021

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid group Open Doors is launching a social media campaign against plans by Hindu groups in India to "cleanse the nation" of Christianity within three years. The announcement by one of the world's leading organizations for persecuted Christians comes amid church attacks by militants linked to groups such as Dharm Jagran Samiti, which wants India to become an exclusively Hindu nation, or 'Hindu Rashtra,' by 2021.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: China Releases Elderly Prisoner To See Dying Husband

Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife Asia Service. 2007-8-30-3931941hua-zai-cheng-150x150BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Amid mounting international pressure the frail Christian activist Shuang Shuying, 79, was released Sunday, February 8, after spending two years in prison, and went immediately to see her dying husband, Hua Zaichen, 91, in a Beijing hospital, BosNewsLife learned.

NEWS ALERT: China Detains North Korean Defector For Helping American Missionary

By BosNewsLife Asia Service ALeqM5gxKg4t6H-8EcP_Kt-fDm-VeY6tqgSEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BosNewsLife)-- A North Korean defector has been detained in China for helping an American missionary cross into North Korea, Korean media said Sunday, January 17, citing Free North Korea Radio.

BREAKING NEWS: Kyrgyzstan Christians Receiving Death Threats As Ethnic Violence Kills 190

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife OSH/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Kyrgyz Christians were risking their lives Thursday, June 17, to help and shelter Uzbek believers in southern Kyrgystan, where ethnic clashes killed at least 190 people, injured 1,800 others and uprooted some 400,000 residents, Christian aid workers said.