BREAKING NEWS: Pakistani Christian Girl ‘Free On Bail’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court ordered the "release on bail" of a young Christian Pakistani girl, who was detained for blasphemy against Islam, a well-informed source and advocacy leader told BosNewsLife Friday, September 7.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Policeman Kills Jailed Pastor Accused Of Blasphemy; Briton Injured

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service Zafar Bhatti - Pakistan ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani policeman shot to death a jailed Christian pastor accused of blasphemy against Islam, while injuring a British man, activists and officials confirmed.

China Sentences Christian To Labor Camp

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service chinapolicer0508_450x300BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese authorities have sentenced Christian Mao Minzi to a forced labor camp for his involvement in organizing a worship service with other believers in a house church, an advocacy group confirmed late Thursday, December 11.

Churches, Shops Destroyed In India’s Punjab State

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By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent christians-in-orissaNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Officials of one of India's largest ecumenical church organizations rushed to the country's Punjab state Wednesday, February 24, after clashes between Christians and Hindus left at least 10 people injured and two churches, several shops and other properties destroyed.

Activists: Christian Kachin ‘Killed In Burma As Offensive Continues’

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- The Burmese military continues to carry out "serious human rights abuses" including rape, torture and killings of predominantly Christian ethnic groups, Christian rights activists said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Friday, May 11.  

Pakistan Evangelist Set On Fire, Christians Say

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani evangelist and pastor was still recovering Thursday, December 16, after he was set on fire by hard-line Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province, Christians and rights activists said.

India Missionaries Injured In Mob Violence

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By Rodney Drinnen, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent newsupdate012309bNEW DELHI, INDIA (Worthy News)-- Two native missionaries in India were recovering from injuries Sunday, February 1, as they were beaten by an angry mob in the northeastern state of Manipur after showing a film in the life of Jesus, the latest in a series of attacks against evangelists in the Asian nation, co-workers said.

NEWS ALERT: Released Christian Convert Flees Afghanistan

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan man who faced the death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity has fled Afghanistan where he was released on bail after international pressure, his friends said Wednesday, April 20.

BosNewsLife Covering Plight Of Persecuted Christians in Indonesia

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting from BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos from Jakarta JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of people in Indonesia are becoming Christians, despite efforts by authorities and militants to halt this trend, according to an extensive BosNewsLife investigation. Amid the turmoil, the world's largest Muslim nation experiences unprecedented church growth. Following are links to the SEVEN latest stories about the trials and triumphs of those seeking Christ or who raise debate about Indonesia's attitudes towards minorities. Click on the headline or read more. Media can reach reporter Stefan J. Bos for interviews or additional audio via bosnewslife@gmail.com or +36 70 31 71 611

India Police Investigate Murder Of Seminary Rector K.J. Thomas

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service PRIESTKILLEDBANGALORE, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Police in India's southwestern city of Bangalore continued searching Thursday, April 4, for murder suspects after the priest and rector of a major Catholic seminary was found beaten to death.