Burma Military Involved In Massive Rape And Discrimination, investigators claim

By BosNewsLife Asia Service burmaRANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- United Nations officials on Saturday, May 23, remained concerned over the situation of Burma's political prisoners, including detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as Christian rights investigators reported fresh evidence of "human rights violations" by the ruling military in the country.

BREAKING NEWS: Burma Army Attacks Christian Orphanage; Many Flee

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos children-carry-supplies20quick20e-mail20viewRANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian-run orphanage in Burma near the border with Thailand has been attacked by the Burmese army, amid a fresh crackdown on the predominantly Christian Karen people in the area, officials and children told BosNewsLife Friday, June 5.

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

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.

British Legislators Protest “Massive Church Closures” In Burma

BosNewsLife Asia Service wr_burma_church-32RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of British legislators expressed concern Tuesday, February 10, over reports of massive church closures in Burma, seen as "the most significant crackdown" on Christian activity in the military-ruled Asian nation in years, an advocacy group told BosNewsLife.

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.

Thailand Returns Thousands Of Christians Fleeing Myanmar Attacks

  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...

Christians Doubt Burma’s ‘Civilian’ Government

By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- A leading Christian rights group warned Thursday, March 31, that dissolving Burma's military government will not lead to "true democratic reform" for the Asian nation.

Christian Watchdog Rejects Burma Elections

By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights investigators have urged the international community to reject plans by Burma’s military rulers to organize parliamentary elections on November 7.

‘Burma Army Attacks Christian Kachin; Two Killed’

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.

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...