NEWS ALERT: ‘Burma Troops Kill, Rape Christian Civilians; Churches Burned’

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos 20071102_burma NAYPYIDAW, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Rights groups urged the world Friday, March 22, to pressure Burma to end a crackdown on ethnic and religious minorities after government troops reportedly killed and raped dozens of mainly Christian civilians while burning hundreds of churches and homes.

NEWS ALERT: Burma Government Admits Bombing Christian Kachin

20071102_burma2-150x150 By BosNewsLife Asia Service NAYPYITAW, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Burma's government admitted Thursday, January 3, that the military is involved in airstrikes against the mainly Christian Kachin, a week after BosNewsLife and other media carried reports about a massive offensive in the north of the country.

Myanmar Army Destroys Hundreds of Christian Homes

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Worthy News YANGON, MYANMAR (BosNewsLife)-- Myanmar's  ruling military has destroyed hundreds of Christian homes homes in recent days...

Report: Burma Army Attacks Church, Christian Conference

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Burma's military ransacked a Baptist church and broke up a Christian conference of the predominantly Christian Chin community in the latest confrontation between government forces and ethnic minorities, Christian investigators told BosNewsLife Monday, March 26.  

Christians Worldwide Pray For Burma

By BosNewsLife Asia Service BURMA_INCONTRILONDON/RANGOON (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Christians worldwide will unite in prayer for Burma next week as part of global day of prayer for the nation, organizers said

BREAKING NEWS: Burma Releases Aung San Suu Kyi; Christians Hopeful

By BosNewsLife Asia Service Aung San Suu Kyi has been released.RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Burma's military government on Saturday, November 13, freed pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who spent most of the last two decades in detention.

Burma Christian Women Killed For Preaching Christ

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.

Burma Opposition Army Captures Pastors and Bible Students

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.

Group: ‘Burmese Troops Gang Rape Woman In Church’

By BosNewsLife Asia Service
RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Burmese troops gang raped and tortured a grandmother in a church in the latest reported case of abuse by Burma's military against the predominantly Christian Kachin minority, Christian rights activists said Monday, May 21.

NEWS ALERT: Burma Orphans Threatened With Deportation From Thailand

By BosNewsLife Asia Service MyanmarBANGKOK, THAILAND (BosNewsLife)-- There was uncertainty Wednesday, December 9, over the fate of dozens of Burmese children in Thailand, after Thai police stormed a Christian orphanage where they were staying, Christian workers said.