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Palestinian Christians Report Suffering In Israel, Gaza

August 31, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

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GAZA/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- Palestinian Christians in Israel and across the border in Gaza were facing more difficulties Sunday, August 31, after being forced out of a church in Jerusalem, while in Gaza they were among those rebuilding their lives after weeks of death and destruction.

NEWS ALERT: Islamic State Militants Rape Detained Christians For Refusing To Convert

August 30, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

BIRAQAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq are reportedly giving detained Christian, Yazidi and Turkoman women a difficult choice: Convert to their strict interpretation of Islam or face daily rape.

Pope Francis Korea Visit Highlights Christian Persecution

August 29, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service
north-korean-christians-during-a-prayer-meetingSEOUL, KOREA (BosNewsLife)-- A five-day visit by Pope Francis to South Korea has highlighted the plight of persecuted Christians in the region, including two detained Americans and a South Korean, who have been held in neighboring North Korea for their Christian activities, activists said.

‘China Removes Church Crosses In Crackdown’; 5 Injured

August 28, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

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BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese security forces violently removed two more church crosses in China's eastern coastal province of Zhejiang, injuring five senior church members, as part of a wider crackdown in the region, rights activists say.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine: ‘Russia Open For Peace Plan Amid New Fighting’

August 27, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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KIEV , UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- A town in eastern Ukraine has came under heavy shelling by pro-Russian seperatists,  a day after the Russian and Ukrainian leaders met in Belarus, to discuss the escalating crisis in east Ukraine.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Declare Islamic Caliphate After Killing 100 Christians

August 25, 2014

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
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ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of Nigeria's feared Boko Haram group says a northeastern town is now part of an Islamic caliphate after his militants killed more than 100 civilians there, most of them Christians.

Ukraine Christians Mourn Killed Church Workers Amid Crackdown

August 24, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in eastern Ukraine are mourning the death of four local church workers and a pastor who were killed in separate attacks by pro-Russian separatists as part of a wider crackdown on evangelicals in the war torn region, BosNewsLife learned.

Iran Pressures Detained Pastor To Confess Wrongdoing; Christian’s Family Under Pressure

August 23, 2014

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

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TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A detained Iranian pastor faces charges of "waging war against Allah" and is pressured to falsely confess that his evangelical church movement is involved in anti-government activities, Christian rights activists say.

BREAKING NEWS: Two American Missionaries Survive Ebola, Discharged From Hospital (Mission Watch)

August 21, 2014
By BosNewsLife News Center with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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MONROVIA/ATLANTA (BosNewsLife)-- Two American Christian missionaries were being discharged from a U.S. hospital Thursday, August 21, after being treated with an experimental drug for the potentially deadly Ebola virus, several sources said.

Health Scare Overshadows Release Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

August 17, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


Emaciated-Gao-ZhishengBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of Chinese Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has urged the American government to allow him into the United States to receive medical treatment after years of alleged prison mistreatment.

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