‘30,000 Eritrean Christians Face Prison And Poverty In Israel’ (UPDATE)

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
JERUSALEM/ASMARA (BosNewsLife)-- International aid workers say nearly 30,000 Eritrean Christian refugees are struggling to survive in Israel and many may soon be moved to jail due to new government policies. "Next year the limited periods in the Holot detention center may, if the Israeli government is successful in its current negotiations, be replaced with indefinite periods in a real prison," warned Barnabas Fund, a Christian relief, and advocacy group.

Aid Group Building Homes For Homeless Christians In Bangladesh After Deadly Violence

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A British Christian aid organization wants to build homes for the first group of thousands of homeless Christian Santal people in northern Bangladesh, a year after security forces destroyed their houses killing several villagers. "Next Monday will be the first anniversary of a night of terrible violence against Christians in Bangladesh when over 5,500 lost their homes and three were killed," Barnabas Fund told BosNewsLife.

India Police Attack Christian Missionaries


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

india_stop_killing_christiansNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Twenty Christian missionaries in India are recovering after they were attacked by police and local residents over evangelism activities, BosNewsLife learned.

Teachers Strike Amid Attacks Against Christians


BosNewsLife Africa Service

kenyaNAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of teachers in northern Kenya bordering Somalia refused to return to work Tuesday, February 3, fearing attacks by Islamic militants who have killed dozens of non-Muslims, many of them Christians.

Sri Lanka Deporting Pakistani Christians Despite Possible Death Sentence


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

Asia Bibi faces death sentence on blasphemy charges.ISLAMABAD/COLOMBO (BosNewsLife)-- Sri Lanka has begun sending Pakistani asylum seekers, including Christians, back to their home country where they may face the death penalty for blasphemy against Islam, rights investigators and United Nations officials say.

NEWS ALERT: Prayers Urged After Somalia Militants Behead Two Christians


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

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MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers on Tuesday, April 1, asked prayers for two young daughters of a Christian mother who was reportedly publicly executed along with a fellow believer in Jesus Christ.

Militants Launch “Reign of Terror” Againt Christians In Central Africa Republic

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with additional reporting by Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent
centraltroopsBANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (BosNewsLife)– Islamic militants have launched a "reign of terror" against Christians in Central African Republic after Seleka rebels took control of the country in a March 24 coup, rights activists said.