BREAKING: Dutch Media Evangelist Leo Habets Dies At Age 70

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


AMSTERDAM/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Dutch media evangelist Leo Habets who published The Netherlands' leading evangelical newspaper Uitdaging (Challenge), has died after a long illness. Habets was 70 years old.

Tajikistan Detains Christians For Evangelism Amid Wider Crackdown

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

DUSHANBE/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Concerns remained Friday, August 24, about the plight of devoted Christians in Tajikistan amid fresh reports that the country's feared security police detained ten Christians for their involvement in evangelism.

Pakistan Police Sexually Abuse Cousin of Detained Christian



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

LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The cousin of a Christian teenager detained in Pakistan for “blasphemy against Islam" remains in critical condition after he was beaten and forced by police to perform a sex act on his relative, officials and Christians confirmed.

BREAKING: Iran Christians Detained; Church Leaders Await Outcome Appeal (Update)

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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Christians are concerned about the plight of eight prominent church workers who they say face lengthy prison terms and torture following an appeal hearing and further detentions this week.

‘Sudan Frees 14 Evangelical Christians After Prayer Appeal’


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

Sudan School BombedKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Fourteen evangelical Christians who were detained in a Sudanese government-backed
raid on their congregation and school have been released after paying huge fines in the impoverished African nation, their supporters told BosNewsLife.