India Hindu Militants Crackdown On Evangelical Meetings; Pastors Detained


By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India

hindunowCHHATTISGARH, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in India's central state of Chhattisgarh urged the government on Sunday, March 3, to provide protection to churches after Hindu militants broke up evangelical meetings and local police detained four pastors.

Daughter Pakistan Evangelist Hides Amid Death Threats


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

GillnowLAHORE/MICHIGAN (BosNewsLife)-- The young daughter of a Pakistani evangelist remained in hiding Wednesday, January 23, after Muslim extremists allegedly threatened to kill her. "My 10-year-old daughter Shifa Gill is not going to school," said Reverend Kamran Gill, who survived an assassination attempt while evangelizing in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Pastors, Christians Face Terror In Western India, Group Warns


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

india_stop_killing_christiansNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Pastors and other Christians in a volatile area of India's western state Maharashtra fear for their lives after Hindu militants reportedly attacked worship services, encouraged by police and local authorities.

BosNewsLife Week in Review: Christians Killed, Jews Called ‘Security Risk’ By Extremists (Nov.25-Dec.2)


By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's November 25-December 2 news week began with a massive explosion as at least five people were killed and dozens injured when a suicide bomber drove a car full of explosives into a church inside the Jaji military barracks in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state.

India Extremists Beat Evangelical Pastor Unconscious; Family Attacked


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Indian evangelical pastor was recovering of injuries Sunday, October 21, after he and his family were beaten by "anti-Christian" Hindu extremists near the capital New Delhi, a major mission group and relatives said.

Pakistan Evangelical Pastor Shot By Militants


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical Pakistani pastor was recovering of his injuries Tuesday, October 9, after he was shot by suspected Islamic militants who oppose his Christian activities, an advocacy group said.

Zanzibar Churches Torched; Christians Harassed


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

ZANZIBAR CITY, TANZANIA (BosNewsLife)-- Leaders of Christians in Zanzibar, Tanzania's semi-autonomous archipelago, have appealed for more religious freedom in the heavily Islamic region, after Muslim extremists allegedly destroyed at least two church buildings, while elsewhere believers were detained or harassed.