Uganda Militants Kill Christian Policeman, Abduct Children 'For Faith'

By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ugandan-churchKAMPALA, UGANDA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants in eastern Uganda have killed a Christian policeman and abducted three children as part of efforts to force Christian converts to return to Islam, BosNewsLife established Sunday, December 20. Friends and family said the policeman, Ismail Kuloba, was shot dead December 8 in the town of Komodo, shortly before the reported kidnapping of Christian children.

Ethiopia Muslims Demand Christians' Farm (Update)


By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ethiopia_map_ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man in southeastern Ethiopia fears for his life after a Muslim mob reportedly forced him out of his home and farm.
Fikere Mengistu's family owned the land for more than 90 years, but Christians said some 20 Muslims want to take over the farm, located in Deder town's Kufanzik village, to build a mosque. Advocacy group International Christian Concern (ICC), which is assisting his family, told BosNewsLife that Muslims already "destroyed his fence and have looted his possessions". ICC accused local police of being compliit in these attempts to "steal" his land. Police officials have denied wrongdoing.

NEWS WATCH: Hungary Sentences Eight Over Embryo Trade

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Anti-abortion activists have welcomed a ruling by a Hungarian court which found eight people guilty over harvesting embryonic stem cells and tissue for use in cosmetics, amid government efforts to protect life from the moment of conception.

Kazakhstan Baptists Refuse Fines For 'Illegal' Worship


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

Kazakhstan-president-Nursultan-NazarbayevASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A devoted Baptist church member in Kazakhstan can't leave the country and may lose his garage because he refuses to pay fines for attending a worship meeting without state permission, BosNewsLife learned Friday, January 12.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi In High Court Over Death Sentence


By BosNewsLife Asia Service
Asia Bibi to be executed?ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court will hear the appeal of a Pakistani woman who has been "languishing in prison since 2009" after she was sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy against Islam, amid hope her conviction may be overturned, advocacy officials involved in the case told BosNewsLife Saturday, March 15.