BREAKING: 100 Iranian Christians Facing Deportation From Austria After the US Rejects Asylum

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

VIENNA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Some 100 mostly Christian Iranians stranded in Austria face imminent deportation back to Iran where they could face detention, torture, and even death after the United States rejected their asylum applications, rights activists told BosNewsLife Thursday, March 1.

EU Legislators Urge Pakistan To Halt Execution Of Christian Woman

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- European legislators have visited Pakistan amid concerns that Christian Asia Bibi, a married mother of five, may become the first woman to be executed by the State on controversial charges of 'blasphemy against Islam.'

Iran Detains Dozens Of Christian Converts As Rights Group Urge World To Intervene

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

irannnTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- A group of 19 influential human rights groups have urged the United Nations and the international community to help protect Christian converts in Iran saying scores of believers were detained for leaving Islam. In a statement to BosNewsLife the activists said that the "Islamic Republic of Iran" has been "homing in on converts from a Muslim background".

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 WATCH: Hungarians Protest Closer Ties with Russia


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

gameoverBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Hungarians have protested against the government's move towards Russia in the latest demonstration attacking policies of the perceived autocratic Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his center right administration.

NEWS WATCH: Croatia Faces EU Sanctions Over Extradition Row

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By Stefan J. Bos Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
 
CroatianowBUDAPEST/ZAGREB (BosNewsLife)-- The European Commission has warned Croatia that it will face sanctions unless it applies EU extradition law. The threat comes shortly after the heavily Catholic nation joined the European Union on July 1st as the 28th member state.

European Churches Adopt New Constitution At Turbulent Assembly In Hungary

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent reporting from Budapest, Hungary
conferencenowyesBUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The Conference of European Churches (CEC) began operating Tuesday, July 9, under a new but controversial Constitution that includes moving its original offices from Geneva to Brussels to improve ties with the European Union and between denominations.