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NEWS ALERT: Jailed Iran Pastor Facing Death In Prison, Christians Warn

November 30, 2012

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



TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Christians and rights activists say a jailed Iranian pastor is facing serious health problems and may not survive the remaining five years of his prison term on "trumped-up charges" of “crimes against national security”.

Pakistan Christian Villagers Ordered To Leave; Christian Girl Raped

November 30, 2012

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Muslim leader has ordered Christian families to burn their homes and leave a village in Pakistan's Punjab province after a villager freed his abducted underage daughter who was "raped and forced to convert to Islam", negotiators told BosNewsLife Friday, November 30.

NEWS WATCH: UN Court Acquits Kosovo’s Ex-Premier For War Crimes; Serbia Furious

November 29, 2012
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST/BELGRADE (BosNewsLife)-- Serbia has condemned a United Nations tribunal in The Hague for acquitting Kosovo's former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj and two of his aids of war crimes against Serbs and other civilians. The ruling, made in a retrial, was welcomed in Kosovo, which broke away from Serbia after a bloody conflict.

India Court Jails Dozen Over Country’s Deadliest Anti-Christian Violence

November 28, 2012

By BosNewsLife Asia Service



NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Human rights watchers on Wednesday, November 28, cautiously welcomed the sentencing of a dozen people to six years imprisonment for their involvement in India's deadliest anti-Christian violence in decades.

Iran Pastor Nadarkhani Thanks Supporters For Release From Prison

November 28, 2012

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, who faced the death penalty for "apostasy" but was recently released, has thanked those who had prayed and petitioned on his behalf during his imprisonment for nearly three years, BosNewsLife monitored Wednesday, November 28.

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Christians Sentenced To Death Over Anti-Islam Film (Update)

November 28, 2012

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

CAIRO/BRUSSELS (BosNewsLife)-- The European Union was under pressure Wednesday, November 28, to freeze 500 million euro ($647 million) in annual financial aid to Egypt after a court in the capital Cairo sentenced seven Christians to death for their involvement in an anti-Islam film that prompted deadly riots throughout the world.

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Condemns Far-Right Calls For Lists Of Hungarian Jews

November 27, 2012

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

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The United States on Tuesday, November 27, condemned calls by an influential Hungarian far-right parliamentarian to draw up lists of Jews who pose a "national security risk", a proposal resembling the Nazi-era.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Gunmen Free Boko Haram Fighters; Two Police Killed

November 26, 2012

By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria



ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Gunmen have attacked a police station near Nigeria's capital Abuja that holds members of the feared Islamic group 'Boko Haram', freeing prisoners and killing two police officers, officials said Monday November 26.

NEWS WATCH: Russia Frees ‘Spy’ Scientist From Siberian Prison

November 25, 2012
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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Russian scientist who was sentenced on charges of spying for China has been released on parole after nearly a decade behind bars in Siberia. Valentin Danilov and his supporters view the case as another crackdown by the Kremlin on perceived opponents.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria Church Blast Kills Five; Dozens Injured

November 25, 2012

By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife) At least five people were killed and dozens injured Sunday, November 25, when a suicide bomber drove a car full of explosives into a church inside the Jaji military barracks in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, officials said.
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