BREAKING: Seven Lao Christians Released After International Concern

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLige

VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Seven Christian men who were detained by security forces in southern Laos for holding an "illegal" church service are free, a day after BosNewsLife news agency published about their plight.

Pakistan To Reform Controversial Blasphemy Laws


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

PAKISTAN_(F)_0502_-_BlasphemyISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistan's government wants parliament to amend the country’s blasphemy legislation to end persecution against Christians and other minorities in this Islamic nation. Under a draft bill individuals van only be prosecuted if their deeds were "intentional," officials told Pakistani media.

Christians Demand Protection After Lahore Church Bombings


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

sorrowLONDON/LAHORE (BosNewsLife)-- Influential South Asian Christians urged Britain on Tuesday, March 17, to pressure Pakistan's government to protect Christians after Sunday's bombings of two churches in Lahore left 17 people dead and more than 70 injured.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Militants Threaten To Kill Christian Lawyer


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent
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PATTOKI, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The chief lawyer defending Christian women who were reportedly sexually abused by activists of Pakistan's ruling party said Monday, June 24, that Muslim militants have threatened to kill him if he and his legal team continue with this case or others, including attacks on a Christian neighborhood and rape.

‘Christian Disabled Pakistani Shot By Muslim Hardliners’


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

APTOPIX Pakistan Asia EclipseISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian disabled man in Pakistan's Punjab province "cries out for justice" after he was shot and stabbed by influential Muslims, his supporters told BosNewsLife Wednesday, February 27.

India Tribal Christians Denied Education In Orissa State


By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from Orissa, India

PHULBANI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian tribal Christians and their relatives are denied government scholarships for education in a violence-plagued district of India's eastern state of Orissa, local Christians and church leaders say.