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NEWS ALERT: Thousands Of Christians Protect Church Building Against China Forces

April 23, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

simpson_china_easter_480_24apr111BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm has returned to China's southeastern Wenzhou after thousands of Christians formed a new blockade to prevent government officials from starting demolishing the $4.8 million Sanjiang Christian Church.

Pakistan Christian Killed For Refusing Islam Conversion

April 19, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

PAKISTAN_(F)_0502_-_BlasphemyLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two young children in Pakistan were mourning their Christian father Saturday, April 19, after he was reportedly shot dead by a Muslim guard for refusing to convert to Islam.

China Suspends Trial Of Detained Pastor; Lawyers “Mistreated”

April 17, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

china_prayer_450x450BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in central China have suspended the trial of a prominent evangelical church leader, while lawyers investigating the jailing of Christians in an "illegal detention center" have been tortured, trial observers and rights activists said Thursday, April 17.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Appeals Court May Uphold Christian Woman’s Death Sentence

April 12, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

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ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A senior advocacy official remained concern Saturday, April 12, that a Pakistani appeals court will confirm the death sentence of Christian woman Asia Bibi, who has been charged with blasphemy against Islam.

NEWS WATCH: European Journalists Condemn Killing Pulitzer Photographer In Afghanistan

April 4, 2014

By BosNewsLife News Center

reporterssKABUL/BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) on Friday, March 4, condemned "the cold blooded killing" of a prominent German photographer in Afghanistan, ahead of Saturday's presidential elections.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Sentences Christian Couple To Death (Update)

April 4, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

picturesISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court sentenced an impoverished Christian couple to death for "blasphemy against Islam" on Friday, April 4, just days after another Christian was told he would be executed on similar charges, an advocacy official involved in the case told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Court Sentences Christian Man To Death For Blasphemy (Update)

March 27, 2014
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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

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LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Pakistani Christian man to death for blasphemy against Islam, in a case that sparked a local riot and international concerns over the country's blasphemy legislation, a lawyer involved in the case told BosNewsLife Thursday, March 27.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Court Hears Appeal Christian Woman Against Death Sentence

March 24, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

ISLAMABAD, asia_bibiPAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court will hear the appeal of a Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy against Islam after the hearing was postponed twice, Catholic sources told BosNewsLife Monday, March 24.

NEWS ALERT: Verdict Expected In Pakistan Blashemy Case (Update)

March 22, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

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LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A verdict was expected in Pakistan Monday, March 24, in a controversial case involving a young Christian man charged with blasphemy against Islam, which sparked one of the country's worst anti-Christian riots.

Laos Christian Villagers Face Expulsion For Faith

March 21, 2014

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

laosVIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Christian villagers in southern Laos face expulsion from their homes and death threats Friday, March 21, because they refuse to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ, friends told BosNewsLife.
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