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.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service LONDON/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
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.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Burma RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Burmese troops kill or torture civilians and destroy church buildings and even entire villages of the predominantly Christian Kachin minority despite pledges from Burma's nominally civilian government that it seeks ceasefire agreements with ethnic groups, investigators said Sunday, February 12.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- The daughter of a detained prominent Burmese dissident fears her father will die in prison. In a statement, seen by BosNewsLife Tuesday, March 10, Wai Hnin Pwint Thon, 20, said “Unless the situation in Burma changes, I will never see my father again.”
By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Over 2000 ethnic Karen villagers were seeking shelter Tuesday, January 26, as they were forced to flee their homes in the past week following deadly attacks by the Burmese army, investigators said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos 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.
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...
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos NAYPYIDAW, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- A rights group urged Burma’s military on Friday, December 28, to immediately halt a major "offensive" against the mainly Christian Kachin people in the north of the Asian nation.