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Int. Concern About Detentions Chinese Christian Dissidents

November 30, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of Chen Guangcheng, a blind human rights lawyer under house arrest in China's Shandong province, has urged the international community to intervene, amid concerns about his health.

Vietnam Pastors Receive Long Prison Terms; Elderly Christian Tortured

November 29, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists asked Vietnam Monday, November 29, to release pastors who received long prison terms on charges of “undermining national unity."

Pakistan Christian Teenager Nearly Stoned To Death In Prison

November 28, 2010

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-– A Christian teenager "wrongly" convicted of “blasphemy” against Islam was still recovering Sunday, November 28, after Muslim inmates nearly stoned him to death in a prison in Pakistan's northwest Punjab province, Christians and medics said.

BREAKING NEWS: Iraq Detains Militants Over Deadly Church Siege

November 27, 2010

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service


BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife) — Iraq said Saturday, November 27, that its security forces have detained a dozen militants suspected of helping take Christians hostage in a church siege that killed scores of worshipers and two priests last month.


Hindu Militants ‘Attack Christians’ As Police Watch

November 27, 2010


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm remained Saturday, November 27, in several villages of India's troubled state of Orissa after Hindu militants reportedly attacked local Christians as police forces watched nearby.

Eritrea Refugees Detained In Sinai Desert, Group Says

November 26, 2010

By BosNewsLife Middle East and African Services

CAIRO/JERUSALEM (BosNewsLife)-- There was international concern Friday, November 26, over the situation of 80 Eritrean refugees who rights activists said have been held hostage by people smugglers on the Egypt-Israel border for about a month.

NEWS ALERT: Egypt Detains Over 150 Protesters After Deadly Church Clash

November 25, 2010

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's attorney general has reportedly ordered the detention of 156 Christian protesters following deadly clashes with riot police in a suburb of the capital Cairo where authorities halted construction of a church, BosNewsLife monitored Thursday, November 25.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan President Delays Pardon For Christian Sentenced To Death

November 25, 2010

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistan's president Asif Ali Zardari will not immediately pardon a Christian who has been sentenced to death for allegedly insulting Islam, an official reportedly said Thursday, November 25.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Iran Court: ‘Pastor To Be Executed By Hanging’ (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

November 24, 2010

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A detained pastor of a major network of Christian house churches in Iran will be executed by hanging for "apostasy", or abandoning Islam, according to translated court documents seen by BosNewsLife Wednesday, November 24.

NEWS ALERT: Afghanistan Postpones Trial Christian Convert; Execution Pending (UPDATE)

November 23, 2010
(ADDS NEW EXPECTED TRIAL DATE, MORE DETAILS, COMMENTS ADVOCACY GROUP JUBILEE CAMPAIGN USA)

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan has postponed the trial of a disabled man who faces the death penalty for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, trial observers and officials said Tuesday, November 23.


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