By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Over 20 Afghan Christians have been detained in Afghanistan after high-level leaders called for the arrest and execution of converts to Christianity in the Islamic nation, an advocacy group said Friday, June 25.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife WASHINGTON/KABUL/JAKARTA/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in strict Islamic countries remained anxious about their safety Friday, September 10, amid deadly protests against plans by an American pastor to burn copies of the Koran, although it remained uncertain whether the bonfire would go-ahead.
By BosNewsLife News Center KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers in Afghanistan faced legal challenges Wednesday, June 2, after authorities ordered two Western church groups to stop their activities amid suspicions they were converting Muslims to Christianity -- an offense that carries the death penalty under Afghan law.
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By George Whitten, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Fighters of the militant group Taliban have killed an international team of eye medics, including eight Christian aid workers, in a remote mountainous area of Afghanistan, officials confirmed Monday, August 9.