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BREAKING NEWS: Bangladesh Releasing Jailed Evangelist

March 31, 2011

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Bangladesh was to release Friday, April 1, a young evangelist who was sentenced to one year imprisonment for "creating chaos" by selling and distributing Christian books and other literature near a major Muslim gathering.

Christians Doubt Burma’s ‘Civilian’ Government

March 31, 2011

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- A leading Christian rights group warned Thursday, March 31, that dissolving Burma's military government will not lead to "true democratic reform" for the Asian nation.

Detained Afghan Christian Fears Execution

March 30, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan man who was arrested for converting to Christianity and fears he may be executed, remained behind bars Wednesday, March 30, more than a month after another convert was released amid international pressure.

Concern Over Whereabouts Iranian Christians (WRAP)

March 29, 2011
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- There was concern Tuesday, March 29, over the whereabouts of three house church members in Iran who were detained after security forces raided a worship service, local Christians said.

NEWS ALERT: Burma’s Deadly Quake Leaves Thousands Homeless; Churches Destroyed

March 29, 2011

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

RANGOON, BURMA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians were among thousands of families trying to rebuild their homes and churches in northeastern Burma Tuesday, March 29, following a 6.8 magnitude earth quake that killed at least scores of people, Christian missionaries said.

NEWS ALERT: Cuba Pastor Banned From Preaching After Prison Release

March 28, 2011

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Cuba has released an evangelical pastor from a six-and-a-half year prison sentence under condition that he does not preach and remains confined to his home city of Camaguey, representatives said Monday, March 28.

Terrorists Linked To Massive Killings Of India Christians, report says

March 28, 2011

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- India's anti-terror agency was under pressure Monday, March 28, to investigate anti-Christian violence amid allegations that right-wing terrorists played a key role in the massive killings of Christians in India's state of Orissa and violence in Karnataka state.

Iran Secretly Executes Jewish-Armenian Couple; Christians Concerned

March 27, 2011

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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iran has secretly executed a Jewish-Armenian couple and three other persons, raising concerns about other religious minority prisoners in the strict Islamic nation, Iranian Christians and rights activists confirmed Sunday, March 27.

Germany Jails Christian Parents Over Sex Education Row

March 26, 2011

By BosNewsLife News Center

BERLIN/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian father spent another day in a German prison Saturday, March 26, after refusing to pay a fine for not allowing his children to attend government-run "sexual education" classes, his lawyers said.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Militants Threaten To Kill Christian Rights Leader

March 25, 2011

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

ISLAMABAD/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have threatened to kill the director of a Christian advocacy group in Pakistan because he criticized controversial anti-blasphemy legislation on Pakistani television networks, his organization said Friday, March 25.
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