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BREAKING NEWS: UK’s Prince Harry Sent To Iraq Amid Growing Persecution Of Christians

April 30, 2007
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- British Prince Harry will be deployed to Iraq with his regiment, the head of the British army said Monday, April 30, but their arrival was not expected to immediately diminish what an official called "mounting threats" and attacks against the country's minority Christians.

BREAKING NEWS: Congo Releases Christian Human Rights Lawyer Nlandu

April 30, 2007
KINSHASA, CONGO (BosNewsLife)-- Amid international pressure, the Democratic Republic of Congo released Christian human rights lawyer and ex-presidential candidate Marie Therese Nlandu from prison Monday, April 30, after charges against her and nine co-defendants were dropped, Christians close to the case confirmed.

NEWS ALERT: India Hindu Militants Attack Independent Pastor In Front Of Daughter

April 29, 2007
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Hindu militants on Sunday, April 29, nearly killed an independent pastor in Jaipur, the capital of India's western Rajasthan state, while his small ill daughter watched the attack, a senior human rights investigator told BosNewsLife.

Cameroon Government Cracking Down On Pentecostal Churches

April 29, 2007
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in Cameroon faced an uncertain future Sunday, April 29, amid fresh reports that local authorities are seeking to control the "surging numbers" of Pentecostal churches in Western African nation.

NEWS ALERT: India State Bans Promoting Christianity In Several Areas

April 28, 2007
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- One of India's main advocacy organizations representing churches and mission groups expressed shock Saturday, April 28, that the Hindu-led government of Andhra Pradesh "banned Christianity" in several parts of the volatile state.

BREAKING NEWS: Turkey Arrests Street Evangelists For “Insulting Islam”, Report

April 27, 2007
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Turkish police reportedly released an American Christian from prison late Friday, April 27, after he and three other evangelists were detained in Istanbul this week for charges that included "missionary activity" and "insulting Islam."

Vietnam Detains Internet Writer; Christian Politician Still In Hiding (UPDATE)

April 27, 2007
(ADDS REACTION COMMUNIST PARTY)HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Internet writer and journalist remained detained Friday, April 27, as part of an apparent fresh government crackdown on dissidents, including Christians, BosNewsLife established.

NEWS ALERT: Uzbekistan Detains Evangelical Pastor; Jails Activist (UPDATE)

April 27, 2007
(ADDS JAILING OF ACTIVIST, CHANGING LEAD)TASHKENT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor remained detained in Uzbekistan Friday, April 27, after he was reportedly arrested in Muynak a city in Uzbekistan's troubled region of Karakalpakstan, while an activist was sentenced to six years in jail.

Uzbekistan Detains Evangelical Pastor, Group Says

April 27, 2007
TASHKENT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor remained detained in Uzbekistan Friday, April 27, after he was arrested in Muynak a city in Uzbekistan's troubled region of Karakalpakstan, fellow believers said.

Eritrea Government Appoints New Patriarch As Christians Fear New Crackdown

April 26, 2007
ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Eritrea anticipated a further crackdown on independent churches and evangelical believers Thursday, April 26, after the Eritrean Orthodox Church appointed a government backed renegade bishop as its new patriarch, 16 months following the removal of an ordained pontiff from office.
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