Pakistan Acquits Cleric In Girl Blasphemy Case


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

RimshanowISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistan court has acquitted a Muslim cleric who accused Christian girl of blasphemy against Islam, before he himself was detained on similar charges, trial observers said.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan 'Blasphemy Girl' Rimsha Masih in Canada


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

RimshanowISLAMABAD/TORONTO (BosNewsLife)-- A mentally challenged Christian girl who was detained in Pakistan on charges of 'blasphemy against Islam' was in Canada Monday, July 1, after earlier fleeing to Norway, a Christian official with close knowledge about the operation told BosNewsLife.

'Nigeria Soldier Shoots Christians Killing Infant, Girl'


By BosNewsLife Africa Service
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ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigerian athorities were under pressure Tuesday, March 26, to investigate the reported attack on a Christian family in which a rogue soldier killed a young girl and an infant, while injuring their sister, mother and grandmother.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan 'Blasphemy' Girl Facing Prison; Mother Death Sentence


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Photo0282LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities have reopened the trial against a mentally challenged Christian girl on charges of "blasphemy" while a Christian mother faces a possible death sentence for allegedly making "derogatory remarks" about Islam's prophet Mohammed, lawyers told BosNewsLife Saturday, March 23.