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 NEWS: Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi In High Court Over Death Sentence


By BosNewsLife Asia Service
Asia Bibi to be executed?ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court will hear the appeal of a Pakistani woman who has been "languishing in prison since 2009" after she was sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy against Islam, amid hope her conviction may be overturned, advocacy officials involved in the case told BosNewsLife Saturday, March 15.

India Christians Appeal Lifetime Sentence For ‘Murder’ Hindu Leader


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

p6_india-religious-violence1 (1)BHUBANESWAR/NEW DELHI (BosNewsLife)-- Seven Indian Christians were preparing Friday, October 18, to appeal lifetime sentences handed down for the murder of a prominent Hindu leader, which sparked India's deadliest anti-Christian riots on record

Pakistan Christian Lawyers Demand Crackdown On Militants After Church Bloodshed


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

GillLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani Christian lawyers on Friday, September 27, demanded a government-led military crackdown on those responsible for Sunday's suicide attack at a church in north-west Pakistan and other militants.

Hungary Sentences Three Men Over Anti-Semitic Attacks Amid Wider Concerns


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary
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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- A Budapest court handed down prison terms to three men for "insulting" and "harassing" visitors of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) in the capital amid worries over rising anti-Semitism in Hungary, officials confirmed Friday, May 10.

Pakistan Christian Family Hiding Amid Death Threats


By Xavier P. William, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan

10614789-kresania-v-pakistaneLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian father said Friday, April 26, his family is hiding in the Pakistani city of Lahore after Islamic militants tried to abduct and kill one of his daughters because they refuse to convert to Islam.

‘Pakistan Muslims To Kill Mother, Relatives Over Christian Conversion’


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

LEADNOWLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province have threatened to kill a young woman as well as her husband, child and in-laws because she abandoned Islam and converted to Christianity, BosNewsLife learned Monday, April 1. Maria and her Christian husband Emmanuel Masih said they are hiding with their "beautiful one-year-old daughter" Yarusha Emmanuel after receiving death threats.