ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani Christian has been sentenced to death by a court in eastern Pakistan for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad in text messages, a human rights official, and his lawyer said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
STRASBOURG, FRANCE (BosNewsLife
)-- Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi who faces execution by hanging on controversial charges of 'blasphemy against Islam' has been nominated for the European Union's prestigious Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought by an influential group of European legislators.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
)-- A leading coalition of advocacy and aid groups were preparing Sunday, September 9, to rescue more North Korean refugees while North Korea's regime celebrated its most powerful nuclear test yet.
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reports from the region
)-- Crisis-trained chaplains associated with veteran evangelists Billy Graham and his son Franklin are rushing to the southeastern United States following the massive destruction left by Hurricane Irma, one of the largest recorded storms in U.S. history.
By BosNewsLife Americas Service
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife
)-- Indian Church leaders have condemned the killing of one of India's leading journalists and activists who publicly criticized what she saw as the persecution of Christians and other minorities in the mainly Hindu nation.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service