Pakistan Christian Teenager Nearly Stoned To Death In Prison

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

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

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

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

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.