Detained Chinese Christian Activist In Life Danger

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife mi-peng-ming-photoBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A well-known Christian human rights activist is in life danger after spending over fours in a Chinese prison where he has been denied necessary medical treatment , his family and supporters said in statements monitored by Worthy News Monday, January 19.

Pakistan Christian Girls Raped And Kidnapped

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan with Mary Priddy, BosNewsLife International Correspondent _44510469_pakistan_afp416ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife) -- Two Christian teenage girls were free Saturday, January 17, as they were rescued after being kidnapped, sold to other men as sex slaves, and forced into Islam by two radical Muslims, Christian rights investigators said.

BREAKING NEWS: China Expels House Church Leader From Beijing

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife mi-pastor-bike-zhangBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese security forces expelled well-known expels evangelist and leader of China's growing house church movement, Pastor 'Bike' Zhang Mingxuan, from the capital Beijing Friday, January 16, while he was praying for a dying Christian man, a well-informed advocacy group told BosNewsLife.

Karen Girl Raped and Killed by Burma Army Soldier

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service 20071102_burma1RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Villagers of the mainly Christian Karen minority in Burma on Monday, January 5, were mourning the death of a seven-year old girl who was raped and murdered by at least one government soldier, the latest in a series of sexual abuses of minorities in the country, investigators said.

Pakistan Police Free Christian Girl From Slavery

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan pakistanflag2SARGODHA, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian teenage girl, who was abducted and enslaved by a Muslim, was with her parents Saturday, January 3, after a local court ordered police to free her, Christians said.

China Court Case Against Officials Banning Worship Services

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service china24BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- In a unprecedented move, a Chinese court has agreed to hear a case filed by a pastor against government officials who prohibited worship services in his house church, observers familiar with the trial said Wednesday, December 31.

NEWS ALERT: Taliban Imposes Islamic Law In Pakistan Region (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan 09pakistan-600HANGGU, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians and other non-Muslims faced potential persecution Tuesday, December 30, as militants linked to Taliban and Al-Qaeda groups imposed Shariah, or Islamic law, in the Orakzai Agency tribal region of the restive Pakistani North West Frontier Province (NWFP), officials told BosNewsLife.

China Christian Workers And Survivors Missing In Earthquake Zone

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife q06_17024871BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christian volunteers and survivors of China's worst earthquake in a generation remained missing Sunday, December 28, after Christmas Eve police raids on homes under construction in the devastated Sichuan province amid anger among authorities over the involvement of churches in relief efforts, an advocacy group said.

Pakistan Blast Kills Christian Woman, Injures Several Others

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan khan20081226125955593LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian government workers were among those recovering from injuries Friday, December 26, after a mini truck laden with explosives detonated near their homes in Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city, killing one Christian woman and injuring up to six people, officials and local residents said.

China Launches Christmas Crackdown On Christian Worship

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service ch_church_img_0688_lgBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in several parts of China were behind bars on Christmas Day after a police crackdown on worship services and Bible study, a Christian advocacy group said Thursday, December 25.