BREAKING NEWS: Bangladesh Releasing Jailed Evangelist
Japan Halts Refugee Protection For Bangladesh Evangelist
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife OKINAWA, JAPAN (BosNewsLife) – Japan has declined the refugee status of a Christian evangelist who fled his...
Bangladesh Pastor And Wife Facing Death Threats (Extended)
BosNewsLife Asia Service DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A Bangladeshi pastor and his wife faced more death threats Friday, February 20, after pressing charges against Muslims of robbery and rape, Christian rights activists said.
BosNewsLife Weeks In Review: Keeping Faith Between Hardship And Hope
By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's Dec 9-Dec 23 news coverage was dominated by reports on Christians and Jewish people clinging to their faith amid shootings, a changing political environment, and at least some justice for victims of what was Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.
Islamic Militants Hack To Death Christian Grocer In Bangladesh
By BosNewsLife Asia Service DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have claimed responsibility for the murder of a Christian grocer who was hacked to death Sunday, June 5, after Sunday prayers near a church in northwest Bangladesh. The Islamic State (IS) group said the attack was "part of a series of operations" targeting Christians and other religious minorities in the impoverished Asian nation.
Bangladesh Jails Christian Evangelist; Appeal Planned
By BosNewsLife Asia Service
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian evangelist has been sentenced to one year imprisonment for "creating chaos" by selling and distributing Christian books and other literature near a major Muslim gathering north of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, trial observers said Thursday, March 24.
Aid Workers: ‘Christians Lost Everything In Bangladesh Fire’
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Persecuted Christian families “lost everything” when a fire raged through a refugee camp...
NEWS ALERT: Tortured Bangladesh Christian Activist Hiding In Hong Kong (BosNewsLife Exclusive)
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife HONG KONG, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- He was tortured for his Christian faith, but still wanted to "sing the songs of David." He was naked, but "Jesus Christ" clothed him "with His Love." Words of Christian rights activist William Nicholas Gomes, a former Muslim who fled rough police and Islamic extremists in his native Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Christian Family Face Prison Over ‘Human Trafficking’
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A devoted Christian family in Bangladesh faces years of imprisonment on "false" charges of human trafficking, their church said Thursday, December 6.
EU Concerns Mount Over Abducted Bangladesh Pastor and Daughter (BosNewsLife Investigation)
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DHAKA/BRUSSELS (BosNewsLife)-- Concerns are mounting over the whereabouts of a Rohingya Christian pastor and his teenage daughter,...