Muslims Kill Pakistan Potato Trader For Not Embracing Islam; Christian Detained For Blasphemy


By BosNewsLife Asia Service reporting from Pakistan

LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Police in Pakistan's province of Punjab have launched an investigation into reports that Muslim extremists killed a Christian for refusing to convert to Christianity. It comes at a time when Christians in the region are also prosecuted for alleged blasphemy against Islam.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Burned Christian Dies At 38; Christians Protest (UPDATE)


By BosNewsLife Asia Service reporting from Pakistan

burningmanRAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Arshed Masih, a Pakistani Christian who was burned by Muslim hardliners for refusing to convert to Islam, died early Tuesday, March 23, at the age of 38, his family told BosNewsLife. He had become a symbol of Christians facing persecution in Pakistan, suggested Life for All, a Pakistani advocacy group closely following the case.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service reporting from Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Arshed Masih, a Pakistani Christian who was burned by Muslim hardliners for refusing to convert to Islam, died early Tuesday, March 23, at the age of 38, his family told BosNewsLife. He had become a symbol of Christians facing persecution in Pakistan, suggested Life for All, a Pakistani advocacy group closely following the case.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Authorities Investigate Burning, Rape, Of Christian Couple


By BosNewsLife Asia Service reporting from Pakistan

ranaRAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The government of Pakistan's most populous province announced an investigation Sunday, March 21, into reports that a Christian man was burned and his wife raped by local police and Muslim religious leaders for refusing to convert to Islam.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Christian “Burned”, Wife “Raped”, For Refusing Islam


By BosNewsLife Asia Service reporting from Pakistan

manburnedRAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man was fighting for his life in Pakistan's Punjab province Saturday, March 20, after Muslim leaders backed by police burned him alive for refusing to convert to Islam, while his wife was raped by police officers, Christian and hospital sources familiar with the case told BosNewsLife.