ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The commander for Pakistan of The Salvation Army, a major Christian mission organization, has been shot and killed, a Protestant news agency reported Sunday, September 30, the latest in a series of attacks against Christians in the country.
RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- The United Nations envoy for Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, arrived in the country Saturday, September 29, to urge the junta to end its violent crackdown on those opposing the regime, a day after satellite images confirmed that government-backed forces massively burn villages of predominantly Christian Karens.
RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Burmese Christians launched a national prayer campaign as dissident groups warned Friday September 28 that as many as 200 people may have been killed in a military crackdown to suppress anti-junta demonstrations.
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Indian evangelist working for international Christian broadcaster Trans World Radio has been shot and killed because of his involvement in converting Hindus to Christianity, police reportedly confirmed Friday, September 28.
BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese authorities have released a Christian American businessman who served four years for aiding North Korean refugees, BosNewsLife established Friday, September 28.
BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese securities forces have detained a prominent Christian human rights lawyer and family members, amid an apparent new government-led crackdown on house churches, observers following the case said Thursday, September 27.
BUDAPESY/MINSK (BosNewsLife)-- The government of Belarus has threatened to expel all foreign priests from the former Soviet republic, a Protestant news agency reported Wednesday, September 26.
RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists with close knowledge about the situation in Burma condemned a crackdown on protesters, after the military government admitted Wednesday, September 26, that at least one person was killed and three others injured when its security forces fired guns to suppress the country's largest anti-government demonstration in 20 years.
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- The founder of the Netherlands-based missionary organization Open Doors has confirmed that he baptized "scores of [former] Muslim radicals" and he challenges other Christians to follow in his footsteps.
BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Pastor Zhang Rongliang, one of China's top Christian leaders and authors, "will likely die soon" if he is not released from prison, fellow believers and human rights activists said Tuesday, September 25.