NEWS ALERT: Hungarian Government Investigates Evangelicals; US Concerned
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WASHINGTON/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A senior Democratic member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has warned that a Hungarian government investigation into a key evangelical church "opens the door" for communist-style "repressive measures" against faith groups.
Kazakhstan Frees “Tortured” Pastor From Prison
By BosNewsLife News Center ASTANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor who was detained and tortured in a Kazakhstan prison following a controversial trial has been conditionally released, rights activists told BosNewsLife Tuesday, February 18.
Armenia Evangelicals Under Pressure Amid New Legislation
By BosNewsLife News Center YEREVAN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists and religious groups in Armenia say new legislation will increase intolerance towards the country's evangelical Christians and other minorities, some of whom already face prosecution for their church activities.
FBI To Help Hungary Solve Deadly Roma Attacks (Special Feature)
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Tatárszentgyörgy, Hungary TATARSZENTGYORGY, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary has asked the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, the FBI, to help solve a series of deadly attacks against the country's gypsies, who prefer to be known as Roma. At least seven people have died and many more injured in what rights groups describe as Hungary's worst anti-Roma violence in recent years and the most serious in Eastern Europe.
Netherlands Freezing Ties With Iran Over Woman’s Execution
Millions Of Christians In Lockdown Ahead Of Easter
Millions Of Christians In Lockdown Ahead Of Easter By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Millions of Christians spent Good Friday in...
Hungary’s Jewish Festival Tackles Money Hurdles and Hatred (BosNewsLife Feature)
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- With cash-strapped Hungary surviving on aid from the European Union , less money is available for Europe's largest Jewish festival. But organizers hope the event still draws large crowds to help fight growing anti-Semitism.
BUDAPEST BRAINWAVE: ‘Orbanistan’
BEST OF BOSNEWSLIFE: Massive Exodus Of Street Children Into Western Europe
(Following is a report first published by BosNewsLife September 25, 2009, which prompted many reactions. Amid a fresh discussion on migration in Europe, and whether or not Romania and Bulgaria should join the EU's passport-free Schengen zone, the theme remains very actual). By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Key non-governmental groups and officials have urged the European Union to urgently tackle the "growing problem" of street children moving from Eastern to Western Europe, by improving cross-border cooperation and child protection.
Hungary, Russia To Protect Mideast Christians
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Leaders of Hungary and Russia have agreed to cooperate in...