Christians Remember 65th Birthday Of Burma’s Detained Aung San Suu Kyi

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists marked the 65th birthday of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Saturday, June 19, and her supporters gathered in the country's main city Rangoon, amid renewed calls for her release from house arrest and an end to military rule.

British Politicians Urge Release Burma Prisoners

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service 20071102_burmaRANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Former leaders of Britain’s three main political parties have urged the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to make the release of Burma’s 2,100 political prisoners, including Christians, his personal priority, BosNewsLife monitored Friday, May 1.

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

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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.

Group: ‘Burmese Troops Gang Rape Woman In Church’

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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.

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.

Activists: Christian Kachin ‘Killed In Burma As Offensive Continues’

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- The Burmese military continues to carry out "serious human rights abuses" including rape, torture and killings of predominantly Christian ethnic groups, Christian rights activists said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Friday, May 11.  

British Legislators Protest “Massive Church Closures” In Burma

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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.

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.

Christians Doubt Burma’s ‘Civilian’ Government

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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.

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...