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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.

North Korea Underground Christians “Omitted” From Church Summit

August 12, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

north-korea1PYONGYANG/SEOUL (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea's "underground Christians" were "omitted" from a "historic" North-South church summit involving church leaders from South Korea and dozens of other countries in Geneva, Switzerland, a mission official complained Tuesday, August 12.

BREAKING NEWS: Prominent Pakistan Christian Activist Survives Shooting

August 10, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Christian rights lawyer in Pakistan says has survived another apparent assassination attempt by suspected Islamic militants.
Sardar Mushtaq Gill told BosNewsLife that attackers began shooting around his home late Saturday, August 9, at 22.40 p.m. local time, while his younger brother and two other men were standing in the front door.

BREAKING NEWS: China Release Christian Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

August 8, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

Emaciated-Gao-ZhishengBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- One of China's most prominent Christian rights lawyers, was with family Friday, August 8, after he was released from prison, his brother confirmed. Gao Zhiyi said Gao left the Xinjiang prison early Thursday local time and was now at his father-in-law's home in Urumqi, ending years of imprisonment.

Laos Find Christians Not Guilty Of Murder

August 7, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
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VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Five Christians accused of "murdering" a Christian convert and organizing an illegal funeral for her in southern Laos were found "not guilty by prosecutors, but authorities refused to release them, a rights official told BosNewsLife Thursday, July 7.

BREAKING NEWS: China Topples Cross From Church In Massive Crackdown

July 28, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

China_Christians_AP_360_1 (1)BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese security forces took down a church's cross in eastern China early Monday, July 28, as part of a government crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity, Christians said.

Hindu Militants Attack Indian Evangelical Christians In South

July 26, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service
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NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in southern India struggle to organize Bible studies and worship meetings after a church was reportedly attacked by Hindu militants.

NEWS ALERT: Finnish Christian Workers Killed In Afghanistan (Update)

July 25, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan's tiny Christian community was left in shock Friday,  July 25, after two Finnish Christian aid workers were shot dead, officials confirmed. The two women were killed by gunmen in the western city of Herat, the latest in a series of attacks targeting Westerners, including Christian believers.

China Releases Jailed Christians; Pastor Detained

July 9, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service
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BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Two more Christians detainees from 'Nanle County Christian Church' (NCCC) in China's central Henan province have been released, just days after Pastor Zhang Shaojie was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, representatives confirmed Wednesday, July 9.

BREAKING NEWS: China’s Popular Pastor Zhang Sentenced To 12 Years Imprisonment

July 4, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

zhang shaojie in prisonBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Zhang Shaojie, the popular pastor of 'Nanle Country Christian Church' (NCCC) in China's central Henan province, has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment on charges of "fraud" and "gathering a crowd to disturb public order”, Christians confirmed Friday, July 4.
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