By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- India's anti-terror agency was under pressure Monday, March 28, to investigate anti-Christian violence amid allegations that right-wing terrorists played a key role in the massive killings of Christians in India's state of Orissa and violence in Karnataka state.
--Late Author Accused Of Stealing Identity By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from BudapestBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Hungarian-born Jewish survivor of Nazi death camps isn't surprised that only a few people attended the funeral for self-proclaimed Holocaust witness and famed author Elie Wiesel. "They buried Wiesel quickly after his death so journalists could not see that he didn't have a tattoo of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp," said Nikolaus (Miklós) Grüner.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian evangelist who is being hunted by Islamic militants in his native Bangladesh and elsewhere in Asia has urged the world not to forget non-Muslim minorities in the region including the indigenous Jumma who face a new wave of "murders" and "torture."
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian minority faced more danger Monday, September 23, after a key legislator suggested that those who convert from Islam to Christianity "are to be executed," Catholics familiar with the situation said.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife FAISALABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Christian converts have been baptized in Pakistan this week despite local opposition or expected persecution after many people accepted Jesus Christ "as their Savior", a leading Pakistani evangelist told BosNewsLife Wednesday, May 30.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- The Christian community in India's troubled Odisha state is this weekend marking the fifth anniversary of what was the country's worst anti-Christian violence on record amid fears of more violence in the area.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLige VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Seven Christian men who were detained by security forces in southern Laos for holding an "illegal" church service are free, a day after BosNewsLife news agency published about their plight.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Jakarta, Indonesia JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- The priest of Jakarta Cathedral, Indonesia's most known Catholic parish, has urged the government to prevent a repeat of attacks against churches ahead of upcoming presidential elections. Markus Yumartana, 53, said he hopes authorities would continue on the path of religious tolerance that he claimed surrounded the recent Asian Games, the largest sports event ever held in terror-prone Jakarta, the capital.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISLAMABAD/OSLO (BosNewsLife)-- A mentally challenged Christian girl who was detained in Pakistan on charges of 'blasphemy against Islam' has fled to Norway with family members, a Christian official involved in the operation confirmed Monday, October 8.