NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Christian Has Heart Attack Around Death Sentence Appeal

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service PAKISTAN_(F)_0502_-_BlasphemyISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian father of four who was sentenced to death in Pakistan for "blasphemy against Islam" has been rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack, his friends said Thursday, January 10.  

Philippines Rebels Kill Christians, report

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service philippines460_794328cMANILA, PHILIPPINES (BosNewsLife)-- Two men are dead and another remained missing Saturday, April 25, after some 40 Muslim militants raided the predominately Christian village of Sitio Arco in Basilan province in the southern Philippines, a Christian rights group said.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Appeals Court May Uphold Christian Woman’s Death Sentence

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos asiabibi ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A senior advocacy official remained concern Saturday, April 12, that a Pakistani appeals court will confirm the death sentence of Christian woman Asia Bibi, who has been charged with blasphemy against Islam.

China Church Raided, Pastors Missing

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By Marshall Ramsey II, BosNewsLife International Correspondent BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Two foreign pastors, one from the United States and the other from Russia, remained missing Thursday, October 14, after they were detained along with their translator in China's Henan province during a police raid on a Chinese house church, a well-informed advocacy group said.

Rights Campaigners Demand Release Of Vietnamese Activists

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights campaigners on Wednesday, June 15, demanded the immediate release of seven Vietnamese activists, including three Christians, who were convicted of "attempting to overthrow the government" and jailed to between two and eight years.

Haiti Christians Pray After Death, Destruction And “Miracle” Survival

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By BosNewsLife Americas Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos operationblessingPORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BosNewsLife)-- Amid destroyed churches and the stench of human death, native Christians prayed for Haiti Sunday, January 24, and one believer said it was a miracle he had been found alive a full 11 days after the magnitude 7.0 earth quake shook his nation.

BREAKING NEWS: China Sentences “Bible Printer” Shi Weihan To Three Years In Prison

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service shiBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife) A court in Beijing found Christian bookstore owner and house church leader ,Shi Weihan, guilty of “illegal business operation” and sentenced him to three years in prison and fined him 150,000 Yuan fine ($22,000) for printing and distributing Bibles for free, his defense team and Christian supporters said Thursday, June 11.

India Christians Faced Bloody 2009, Report Suggests

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service christians-in-orissa NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in several parts of India on Thursday, December 31, were hoping for a more happy 2010 after a year which reportedly saw at least 152 anti-Christian attacks.

‘China Refuses Cancer Treatment For Christian Activist’

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian aid and advocacy group is raising funds for a Christian human rights defender who is in need of urgent cancer treatment that she cannot afford after a Chinese medical team allegedly canceled a crucial operation because of her work with prominent Christians and activists.

Relatives: ‘India Authorities Cover Up Murder of Pastor’

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By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India
BHUBANESWAR, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Relatives of a Protestant pastor who was found dead in India's volatile state of Orissa have accused local authorities of covering up an investigation "into his murder."