Pakistan Halts Christian Exodus; Sri Lanka Detains Refugees


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

pakistan_christiansISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities prevented more than one thousand "persecuted" Christians from fleeing Pakistan and hundreds of Christian asylum seekers have been detained in Sri Lanka, a well-informed source told BosNewsLife Sunday, June 29.

Pakistan Acquits Cleric In Girl Blasphemy Case


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

RimshanowISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistan court has acquitted a Muslim cleric who accused Christian girl of blasphemy against Islam, before he himself was detained on similar charges, trial observers said.

Cuba Pastor Asks Government To Let Him Leave


By BosNewsLife Americas Service


HAVANA, CUBA (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of a major network of independent churches was awaiting an answer from Cuba's leadership Wednesday, October 31, after urging the government to let him leave the Communist island with his family after years of imprisonment and reported harassment.