Hungary Blacklists Dutch Journalist Stefan J. Bos, Founder BosNewsLife

BosNewsLife News Center

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Central and Eastern Europe's first Christian news agency BosNewsLife has condemned Hungary's right-wing government for "blacklisting" eight journalists, including its founder Stefan J. Bos, who also reports for other media.

Sudan Acquits Pastor But Other Christians Detained

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
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KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor in Sudan has been acquitted of "obstructing a public servant's duties", activists told BosNewsLife, but other church leaders and believers remained detained Wednesday, January 6, amid an apparent government crackdown against devoted Christians in the Islamic country.

Christian Convert Faces 10 Years Imprisonment In Kazakhstan


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

KAZAKHSTAN_-_Union_ChurchASTANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A court in the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan has begun hearing the case against a Kazakh Christian convert who could face a long prison term on charges of "inciting religious hatred". Yqylas Qabduaqasov, 54, an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, was brought to the courtroom in the capital Astana Friday, October 9, in handcuffs, reporters said.

Belarus Pastor Facing Criminal Charges As Police Raid Churches


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

lukashenko1MINSK/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Christians say a pastor in southeast Belarus may face criminal charges after police raided his church venue during a Sunday worship service as part of a wider government crackdown on devoted believers in the autocratically-ruled former Soviet nation.

Brussels Journalists Remember Massacred Colleagues


By BosNewsLife News Center

mohammed-cartoons-charlie-hebdo-muhammed-cartoons-2012-2 (1)BRUSSELS/PARIS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Over 200 Brussels-based journalists and supporters observed a minute of silence at the International Press Centre for those killed in the Charlie Hebdo paper shooting in Paris.

At 11.00 am local time they remembered the dozen victims, most of them journalists who had dare to question Islamist extremism with controversial Propher Mohammed cartoons and texts.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Militants Bomb Church, Attack Christians; Several Killed


By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria
 
nigeriaABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Catholic Church was bombed in Nigeria's troubled northern Kano state, killing five people while injuring eight people, including police, Christians said Sunday, July 27.