China Cuts Family Visits Of Jailed Christian
By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewslife)-- The wife of jailed Christian house church leader Uyghur Alimujiang Yimiti has been told that she can no longer visit her husband every month in a Chinese prison, rights activists reported Friday, January 25.
NEWS ALERT: Christians “Disappearing” In China
By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife) Four Christians remained missing Friday, December 12, more than a month after they were detained in China's Hubei province amid a police crackdown on believers, including missionaries, in the region, a house church network said.
‘China To Eradicate All House Churches; Dozen Closed In Province’
By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)– China's Communist government has closed a dozen churches in Hainan Province and threatens to shut down many more as part of a "clandestine plan" to "eradicate" all unregistered house churches, an advocacy group warned Thursday, June 6.
NEWS ALERT: China Security Forces Destroy Church
BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese police and some 1,000 government supporters destroyed a large church and beat believers in China's Jiangsu province, despite court orders to protect the building, Chinese Christians said Monday, December 22.
‘Chinese Pastor ‘Barely Alive’ After Torture In Prison’
By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Chinese pastor is “barely alive” after suffering various forms of torture in prison, his family and activists say. Zhang Shaojie of Nanle Country Christian Church in Henan Province is currently serving a 12-year prison sentence which began in 2014
NEWS ALERT: Trial Of Detained Chinese Uyghur Christian To Start Tuesday
By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Uyghur Christian prisoner Alimujiang Yimiti was to appear in front of a Chinese court Tuesday, July 28, on what human rights groups have described as “false charges” of “revealing state secrets or intelligence to overseas organizations,” but his wife and children are not allowed to monitor the hearing, Christians said.
Persecution Christians Seen Rising In Islamic Nations
By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Africa and Asia JAKARTA/ABUJA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea leads a list of nations where "Christians face the most severe persecution", but "Muslim-majority" countries represent nine of the top 10 amid spreading Islamic extremism around the world, a major Christian watchdog said in comments obtained by BosNewsLife Thursday, January 5.
Concerns Mount Over Whereabouts Chinese Christian Lawyer
BREAKING NEWS: China Pastor Gong’s Health “Deteriorating” In Prison (BosNewsLife In-Depth)
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- The health of the jailed founder of one of China's largest evangelical house-church denominations is "rapidly deteriorating" and he may die due to a lack of medical care, his daughter and other Christians confirmed Thursday, July 3.
NEWS ALERT: Thousands Of Christians Protect Church Building Against China Forces
By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm has returned to China's southeastern Wenzhou city after thousands of Christians formed a new blockade to prevent government officials from starting demolishing the $4.8 million Sanjiang Christian Church.