Jailed Christian Convert ‘Embracing’ Islam In Egypt

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

mohamed-hegazyCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have expressed concern about the plight of Mohamed Hegazy amid fears the Christian convert may have been forced to publicly embrace Islam after he was allegedly jailed and tortured by Egyptian authorities.

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Bangladesh Islamists Reportedly Abduct 11 Christian Children Again


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

bangladeshDHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Eleven of 16 Christian children who were rescued from Muslim traffickers in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka on January 2 have gone missing, raising concerns they were abducted and taken to Islamic training centers, a Christian rights group said.

Iran’s Cyberpolice Continues Crackdown On Christians After Blogger’s Death


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Forces of Iran's cyberpolice in charge of controlling the Internet have raided the home of a Christian convert who evangelized through social networking websites, including Facebook, and also detained two fellow believers, Iranian Christians revealed Friday,November 16, just days after another Iranian blogger died in police custody.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Frees House Church Leader Qabitizade After 560 Days Detention


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Iranian house-church leader has been released after spending 560 days in prison "because of his Christian faith," Iranian Christians told BosNewsLife Thursday, Wednesday 19.


BREAKING NEWS: Iran Jails Pastor Extra Year Before Feared Execution


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has to serve at least one more year in prison before he may be executed for refusing to abandon his faith in Christ and return to Islam, an official assisting him told BosNewsLife Thursday, December 15.

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