April 30, 2010
By BosNewsLife Asia Service reporting from Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities are investigating Pakistan Air Force (PAF) police for allegedly torturing a Christian family, including a teenager, who doctors say may remain crippled for the rest of her life, BosNewsLife established Friday, April 30.
April 29, 2010
By BosNewsLife Asia Service
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Muslim employer allegedly beat two Christian siblings with an iron rod killing one and seriously injuring the other in Pakistan's Punjab province, an advocacy group said Thursday, April 29.
April 28, 2010
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- A young Montagnard Christian man has died in a Vietnamese prison because of torture and abuse, the latest in a series of attacks on Christian prisoners in the communist-run nation, representatives said Wednesday, April 28.
April 27, 2010
By BosNewsLife Africa Service
JOS, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's evangelical Church of Christ was mourning Tuesday, April 27, after Nigerian Muslims killed two journalists working for a church publication and two church members in the troubled Bauchi state.
April 26, 2010
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The main Hungarian center-right party - the Fidesz Hungarian Civic Alliance - has declared victory in the country's parliamentary elections. Fidesz defeated the ruling Socialists by winning a super majority of seats. Thousands of Hungarians, many of them waving flags, sang their national anthem in downtown Budapest where 46-year Viktor Orban, the likely new prime minster, declared victory.
April 25, 2010
By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The polls opend in Hungary Sunday, April 25, for the second round of legislative elections. Hungarians have made the center-right party Fidesz the favorite as they try to recover from the deepest recession in years.
April 24, 2010
By BosNewsLife News Center
HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of jailed Cuban Pastor Omar Gude Perez faced a difficult weekend after authorities reportedly told her that the family home is to be confiscated. The family will be relocated to a significantly smaller apartment in poor conditions outside the city of Camaguey, said advocacy group Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), which has closely monitored the case.
April 23, 2010
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran's government has launched a massive crackdown on devoted Christians, including church leaders, as part of efforts to halt the growing Christian church in the Islamic nation, Iranian Christians and rights activists said Friday, April 23.
April 22, 2010
By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan
LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Three Christian sewage workers have died in a toxic accident in Pakistan's Punjab province because employers refused to equip them with life saving appliances, Christian relatives said Thursday, April 22.
April 21, 2010
By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest
TASHKENT/BUDAPEST-- Police in Uzbekistan broke up a Protestant youth conference, detaining dozens of Christians, and separately
raided and Protestant church feeding homeless people for allegedly violating local regulations, a religious rights group said Wednesday,