Iran Christians Sentenced To Combined 45 Years Jail; Amnesty Demands Release

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

TEHRAN/LONDON (BosNewsLife)-- Advocacy group Amnesty International (AI) says four Iranians have been sentenced in Iran to a combined total of 45 years in prison “solely for practicing their Christian faith” and has launched an Urgent Action for their release.

Tajikistan Detains Christians For Evangelism Amid Wider Crackdown

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

DUSHANBE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Concerns remained Friday, August 24, about the plight of devoted Christians in Tajikistan amid fresh reports that the country's feared security police detained ten Christians for their involvement in evangelism.

Uganda Evangelical Church Closed After Muslim Attacks

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
KAMPALA, UGANDA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have appealed for prayers after an evangelical church outside Uganda's capital Kampala was reportedly closed early August after months of harassment by local Muslims in the latest attacks against Christians in the African nation. "The final blow came on August 4th when a stone was thrown through a window, striking Pastor Moreen Sanyu of the Greater Love Church in the forehead and knocking her unconscious," said advocacy group Voice Of the Martyrs Canada (VOMC).