NEWS ALERT: Eritrean Christian Dies In Prison Camp

By BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent Eric Leijenaar with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

eritrea_containers3ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man has died in one of Eritrea's notorious military prison camps, the ninth believer known to have perished in detention in the African nation, a Christian aid and advocacy group told BosNewsLife.

NEWS ALERT: Trial Of Detained Chinese Uyghur Christian To Start Tuesday

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

christianBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Uyghur Christian prisoner Alimujiang Yimiti was to appear in front of a Chinese court Tuesday, July 28, on what human rights groups have described as “false charges” of “revealing state secrets or intelligence to overseas organizations,” but his wife and children are not allowed to monitor the hearing, Christians said.

Turkey Christians Fear No Justice For Killers Of Publishers

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

1christianmartyrs002ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BosNewsLife)-- Turkish Christians fear those responsible for murdering three Christian publishers will not face justice and that authorities will be unable to tackle “structural injustice” towards the country's Christian minority, trial observers said.

Chinese Christians Sue Authorities Over Detentions, Raids

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife

cn-shaanxi-sm2BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in China's Shaanxi Province are suing law enforcement authorities for “illegally” detaining and fining them and confiscating their personal properties, in a case that could impact house churches, an advocacy group said Friday, July 25.

NEWS WATCH: OSCE Blasts 'Vote Buying' During Kyrgyzstan Election

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ap_kyrgyzstan_osce_denino_k1BISHKEK/BUDAPEST-- The organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, or OSCE, said Friday, July 25, that Kyrgyzstan's presidential wass overshadowed by widespread irregularities to ensure victory of the incumbent leader Kurmanbek Bakiyev.