NEWS ALERT: Burma’s Deadly Quake Leaves Thousands Homeless; Churches Destroyed

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians were among thousands of families trying to rebuild their homes and churches in northeastern Burma Tuesday, March 29, following a 6.8 magnitude earth quake that killed at least scores of people, Christian missionaries said.

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.

Christian Watchdog Rejects Burma Elections

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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.

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.

Christians Worldwide Pray For Burma

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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

NEWS ALERT: Burma Army Burning Karen Villages

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Over 70 houses, a mobile health clinic and two schools in eastern Burma have been burnt down by army patrols stepping up an offensive against predominantly Christian Karen villagers, rights activists said Thursday, February 11.

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

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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.

NEWS ALERT: Burma Orphans Threatened With Deportation From Thailand

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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.

BREAKING NEWS: Burma Army Attacks Christian Orphanage; Many Flee

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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.

Burma Military Involved In Massive Rape And Discrimination, investigators claim

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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.