BREAKING NEWS: Iran Frees Church Of Iran Prisoners


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
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BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian authorities have released on bail three members of the evangelical Church of Iran who were detained on charges linked to their Christian activities, BosNewsLife learned Wednesday, March 20.

Wife Jailed Iranian-US Pastor Denies Bail Claims


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

pastornowTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of a jailed Iranian-American pastor has denied Iran's claims that her husband will be released on bail as an attempt to "silence the international media." Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency reported that Saeed Abedini, who faces death by hanging for "illegal" Christian activities that "threaten" state security, would be freed imminently after posting $116,000.

BREAKING NEWS: Two Church Of Iran Christians Freed On Bail


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



TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two of the seven Christians from the evangelical Church of Iran movement who were jailed following last month's raid on a house church have been released after being forced to post bail of tens of thousands of dollars, a church official confirmed late Friday, November 2.

Christian Man, Family Hide In Pakistan Amid Threats For Blasphemy


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly Christian man in Pakistan, who faced charges of "blasphemy" against Islam has reportedly "requested prayers" as he and his family remain in hiding following threats.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Cleric Detained Over ‘Blasphemy Girl’ Uproar


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani Muslim cleric remained in police custody late Sunday, September 2, on charges he stashed pages of a book with verses from the Koran in the bag of a mentally impaired Christian girl to make it appear she burned what Muslims regard as a holy book.

BREAKING NEWS: Activists Outraged As Iran Upholds 6-Year Prison Term For Pastor


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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists condemned on Tuesday, July 3, an Iranian court's ruling upholding the six-year prison sentence for evangelical pastor Farshid Fathi Malayeri on charges that critics linked to his Christian activities.