Residents of Nigerian City Traumatized After Easter Bombing (Special Feature)


By Lekan Oyekanmi, Voice of America Correspondent reporting from Kaduna, Nigeria

KADUNA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Still traumatized residents in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna are trying to resume their lives after an Easter Sunday car bombing that killed at many as 38 people. Scores of wounded and witnesses are attempting to come to grips with the attack.


NEWS ALERT: Iran Christian Convert Freed After 180 Days Imprisonment


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Iranian Christian convert was free Sunday, April 29, after he was released from Tehran's notorious Evin prison following some 180 days of imprisonment, but concerns remained over other detained believers, Iranian Christians
said.

NEWS ALERT: Blind Chinese Activist Flees To US Embassy


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

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A blind activist who became a symbol of the fight more religious and political rights in China has fled to the United States embassy in Beijing after escaping from house arrest, but others close to him have been detained, Christian rights activists told BosNewsLife Saturday, April 28.

 

Hundreds Of Future Missionaries Graduate In India Amid Persecution


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

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of future missionaries have graduated at a Bible college in India's northern state of Rajasthan and pledged to "die for Christ" if necessary amid expected persecution, a major mission group said.

Iran Destroys Christian Cemetery, Church, Christians Say


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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian security forces have destroyed a 200-year-old Christian cemetery in southeastern Iran after they earlier used bulldozers to remove an historical church in the area, Iranian Christians said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Thursday, April 26.

NEWS ALERT: Family Fears Iranian Pastor Dying Behind Bars


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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Family members of jailed Iranian Pastor Behnam Irani fear he may die behind bars amid mounting concerns about his rapidly deteriorating health and prison mistreatment, an official assisting him with advocacy told BosNewsLife Wednesday, April 25.