Bangladesh Christian Family Face Prison Over ‘Human Trafficking’

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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.

BosNewsLife Week In Review: Christians Battle Nazism, Starvation, Deadly Attacks (Dec.2-8)

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in Hungary and the Middle East stood up against Nazism or Islamic extremism this week, while others worshiped Christ behind bars, between bomb explosions and in bitter cold conditions.

BREAKING NEWS: Bangladesh Islamists Reportedly Abduct 11 Christian Children Again

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service bangladeshDHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Eleven of 16 Christian children who were rescued from Muslim traffickers in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka on January 2 have gone missing, raising concerns they were abducted and taken to Islamic training centers, a Christian rights group said.

Bangladesh Police Searching For Kidnapped Christian Girl

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By BosNewsLife News Center 11251-1DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Police in Bangladesh were still searching Thursday, November 5, for a young Christian girl who was abducted and forced to convert to Islam and marry one of her kidnappers.

Bangladesh Village Expels Couple For Embracing Christianity

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By BosNewsLife News Center five_wellDHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Muslims in a village in western Bangladesh have reportedly forced two brothers to expel their parents from their home for converting to Christianity, BosNewsLife News learned Monday, January 19.

Bangladesh Pastor And Wife Facing Death Threats (Extended)

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BosNewsLife Asia Service 678DHAKA, 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.

EU Concerns Mount Over Abducted Bangladesh Pastor and Daughter (BosNewsLife Investigation)

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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,...

Bangladesh – Making Cricket News for Wrong Reasons (Column)

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By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist bangladeshaustraliaMELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Cricket is little known outside countries that were once part of the British Empire. Yet in some of those places, and particularly on the Indian sub-continent, it enjoys immense popularity. In India itself it is by far the most popular sport, and here in Australia our national team attracts a large and enthusiastic following. So it was big news in early October when Cricket Australia announced that it had abandoned plans for a short series of test matches in Bangladesh, because of security concerns.

Islamic Militants Hack To Death Christian Grocer In Bangladesh

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By BosNewsLife Asia Serviceisis 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 Christians Captured, Forced to Return to Buddhism

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By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife Asia Service CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife) -- Buddhist extremists held eight Chakma Christians for four days to force them to return to Buddhism, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, September 25.