Thousands Of Karen Villagers Flee Burma Army, Investigators Say (UPDATE)

By BosNewsLife Asia Service 20071102_burma2-150x150RANGOON, 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.

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Burma Army “Bombs” Christian Kachin; World Urged To Intervene

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos burmaNAYPYIDAW, 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.

Daughter Burmese Dissident Fears Father Will Die

By BosNewsLife Asia Service 20071102_burmaRANGOON/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.”

Burma Kachin Christians Flee Deadly Attacks; Fighting Spreading

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Churches and Buddhist monasteries in a mining area of Burma's northern Kachin state have taken in nearly 1,000 refugees, many of them Christians, since New Year's Day, after the Burmese military reportedly attacked a church and killed several people, BosNewsLife established Tuesday, January 10.

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


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.

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.  

Burma Military Detains Pastor

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)– Christians in Burma on Thursday, October 27, remained concerned over the whereabouts of five men, including a pastor, whose homes were reportedly burned and destroyed after they were briefly detained by Burmese government soldiers.

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.

Kidnapped Pastor Freed and Alive After Wrong Report Of Death

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...