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

April 30, 2012

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.

BREAKING NEWS: 15 Christians Killed In Nigeria Attack

April 29, 2012

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Suspected Islamic militants attacked a Christian worship service in in northern Nigeria Sunday, April 29, killing over a dozen people and injuring many others, an evangelist told BosNewsLife from the region.

NEWS ALERT: Iran Christian Convert Freed After 180 Days Imprisonment

April 29, 2012

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

NEWS ALERT: Blind Chinese Activist Flees To US Embassy

April 28, 2012

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

April 27, 2012

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

April 26, 2012

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

April 25, 2012

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.

Indian Crowd Attacks Worship Service

April 25, 2012

By BosNewsLife Asia Service BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent Santosh Digal in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- The nephew of a pentecostal pastor in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu was still healing from his injuries Wednesday, April 25, nearly two weeks after suspected Hindu militants attacked him with a sword during a worship service.

Sweden Plans Deportation Iranian Christians Despite Dangers

April 24, 2012

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

TEHRAN/STOCKHOLM (BosNewsLife)-- There was concern over the plight of several Iranian Christian asylum seekers in Sweden Tuesday, April 24, after Swedish authorities decided to deport them despite fears they may be jailed or even executed there, Christians said.

Nigeria Church Collapse Kills 22

April 23, 2012

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northern Nigeria were without weighing their options Monday, April 23, after a packed church building collapsed during a recent Easter vigil service, killing at least 22 people and injuring over 30 others.
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