BREAKING NEWS: Thousands of Hungarians Demonstrate Against "End of Democracy"

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Hungarians demonstrated on New Years Eve against "the end of democracy" ahead of a new constitution and restrictive church law which will be enforced Sunday, January 1.

  

NEWS ALERT: Iran Frees Jailed Christian Executive After 287 Days


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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian woman who was detained as part of Iran's crackdown on devoted Christian converts has been released after more than nine months imprisonment, but concerns remain over other jailed believers, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, December 31.

 

NEWS ALERT: Hungary Approves Restrictive Church Law Amid Evangelical Protests


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of protesting pastors and other evangelical Christians failed Friday, December 30, to prevent the adoption of the European Union's most restrictive church law, limiting the number of faith groups recognized, and supported, by the state.

 

Hindu Militants Attack India Evangelicals; Several Injured


By BosNewsLife Southeast Asia Correspondent Santosh Digal reporting from India

BANGALORE, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hindu militants twice attacked evangelical Christians in India's southern state of Karnataka, injuring several believers, including women and children, Christians told BosNewsLife Friday, December 30.

 

NEWS WATCH: US, EU Express Concern About Hungary's 'Crackdown' on Democracy


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's government says it has received a letter from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in which she reportedly expresses concerns about a perceived crackdown on democratic freedom in the country, more than two decades after Hungary threw out the Communist regime. The letter arrived just days after the European Commission urged Hungary to withdraw legislation that critics claim will lead to a government takeover of the Central Bank.