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.

Nepal Urged To Respect Christians Rights In New Constitution

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

newsofap.com4c73516f829cdkathmandu-nepalKATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- An advocacy group has urged Nepal's assembly meant to write a new constitution and serve as Parliament to guarantee religious freedom of Christians and other minorities, amid calls for a constitutional ban on all conversions to Christianity or other religions.

More Evangelicals Facing Death Penalty In Iran


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

iran & christiansTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two more evangelical Iranian Christians faced uncertainty Saturday, September 6, after they were charged with the potentially death-sentence carrying crime of "Mofsed-e-filarz" translated as "spreading corruption on earth", Christian rights activists told BosNewsLife.

Mexico Authorities Cut Water Supplies To Evangelicals


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

250px-Puebla_en_MexicoMEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Local authorities in southern Mexico have threatened to cut water supplies to additional evangelical Christian families because they refuse to actively participate in traditional religious Catholic ceremonies, investigators said Tuesday, April 29.

Vietnam Resettles Persecuted Christian Families, Group Says


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

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HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- In a rare such case in Communist-run Vietnam, five ethnic minority Christian families from the country's Central Highlands have been able to resettle with the help of Vietnamese authorities after they were forcibly evicted from their homes because of their faith in Christ, rights activists said Tuesday, July 2.