ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- One of Pakistan's most powerful Christian politicians has urged the country's parliament to hear "the cry of Christians" by repealing "discriminatory" legislation, including controversial blasphemy laws, and observing holidays such as Christmas and Easter.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary was facing its worst government crisis since the collapse of Communism Monday, March 31, as the Liberal leaning Alliance of Free Democrats announced its withdrawal from the coalition with the Hungarian Socialist Party.
AMSTERDAM/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in the Netherlands prayed Sunday, March 30, for fellow believers in Muslim countries amid concerns they may become targets of attacks following the release on the Internet of the anti-Islamic film 'Fitna' of Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders.
MINSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian rights group has expressed concern about the situation of scores of pro-democracy activists who have been detained and allegedly mistreated in Belarus, a country described by America as "the last dictatorship in Europe."
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Brief scuffles broke out in Budapest late Saturday, March 29, after a far-right Hungarian paramilitary 'guard' inducted hundreds of recruits who were seen wearing black uniforms and symbols reminiscent of the country's pro-Nazi regime during World War Two.
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Groups of devoted Christians in Algeria were without places to worship Saturday, March 29, after authorities closed down more than a dozen Protestant churches amid anger over alleged attempts by evangelical believers to convert Muslims.
BREAKING NEWS: Anti-Islamic Film Fitna Taken Offline Following Threats; “Sad Day For Freedom Of Speech” (UPDATE)March 28, 2008
(ADDS MORE DETAILS)LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM (BosNewsLife)-- In a move it called "a sad day for freedom of speech" Britain-based Web site LiveLeak.com onFriday, March 28, said it had been forced to remove the controversial anti-Islamic film Fitna from its servers following threats.
AMSTERDAM/CAIRO/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Christian and Jewish minorities living in the Middle East and Asia were among those anxiously awaiting reactions from Muslim militants Friday, March 28, shortly after Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders published his long awaited anti-Islamic film 'Fitna' on the Internet.
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BosNewsLife)-- An uneasy calm returned Thursday, March 27, to a Bible institute training Christian missionaries in Sri Lanka, after it was attacked by an armed politician and Buddhist monks for allegedly harboring fighters of the country's Tamil Tigers rebel group.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Political leaders of large ethnic Hungarian communities in Serbia and neighboring countries have warned that the international recognition of Kosovo could lead to more hardship for minorities in the region.