Thailand Returns Thousands Of Christians Fleeing Myanmar Attacks

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  By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos BANGKOK, THAILAND (BosNewsLife)-- Thailand has denied forcing back more than 2,000 mainly Christian refugees...

Agency Urges Prayers As Hundreds Die In Myanmar Coup

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Worthy News YANGON, MYANMAR (BosNewsLife)-- One of Asia’s leading humanitarian agencies urged Christians Thursday to pray for Myanmar’s...

Kidnapped Pastor Freed and Alive After Wrong Report Of Death

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife NAYPYITAW, MYANMAR (BosNewsLife)-- Pastor Tun N., who was abducted by rebels in Myanmar and thought to have...

Burma Opposition Army Captures Pastors and Bible Students

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in Burma say that the country's biggest non-state army is detaining some 100 pastors while conscripting Bible students into its ranks as fighters and destroying churches.

Burma Jails Kachin Baptist Pastors

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service YANGON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- A Burmese court has sentenced two ethnic Kachin Baptist pastors to prison terms for "supporting rebels and defaming the military" after they guided journalists around a church which was bombed by the Burmese military, trial observers told BosNewsLife.

MISSION WATCH: Burmese Christians Denied Aid After Heavy Flooding, Group Says

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bosburmaflooding RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Burmese Christians are being denied aid by local Buddhist authorities after devastating flooding killed more than 100 people, while many survivors remain afloat in boats and others return to homes or fields sealed in mud, missionaries have told BosNewsLife.

Persecution Fatigue – Can We Mourn Every Murdered Christian? (Column)

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20071102_burma2-150x150 By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist MELBOURNE/NAYPYIDAW (BosNewsLife Columns)-- On my blog some weeks ago I reprinted portions of a speech given in the Australian Parliament by a politician who had secretly travelled into a rebel-held region of Myanmar, also known as Burma.

Burma Christian Women Killed For Preaching Christ

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service 20071102_burma2-150x150 YANGON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Two young women have been raped and killed in Burma because of their Christian work in a Buddhist village, Christian activists said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Saturday, February 21.

Suu Kyi Warns US, EU Of ‘Over-Optimism’ About Burma

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Listen to the BosNewsLife shorter report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife she BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has warned the United States and European Union not to be "over-optimistic" about Burma and said her Asian nation is not yet a democracy, despite sweeping reforms after decades of military rule.

‘Burma Army Attacks Christian Kachin; Two Killed’

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos 20071102_burma YANGON, BURMA (BosNewslife)-- Burma was under pressure Sunday, June 30, to halt violence against the predominantly Christian Kachin minority after at least two civilians were reportedly killed by government troops. Rights group Christian Solarity Worldwide (CSW) identified one of those killed as Zahkung Lum Hkawng, 45, who it said was "tortured, beaten and shot dead by the Burmese Army" in the Asian country's Northern Shan State on June 14.