BREAKING NEWS: Eight Missing In Iran After House Church Raid


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

christiansIranTEHRAN (BosNewsLife)-- At least eight people remained missing Saturday, August 15, after Iranian security forces raided a gathering of new Christian converts in the city of Karaj as part of a wider crackdown on house churches in Iran, well-informed Christians told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Laos Detains House Church Christians


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

laosVIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- A pastor and six other Christians remained detained in southern Laos early Monday, September 29, after security forces raided their house church as part of a wider crackdown on Christianity in the area, supporters told BosNewsLife.

Christian Becomes North Korea’s Longest Known American Detainee


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

north-korea1PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian missionary spent another day locked up in a feared North Korean labor camp Tuesday, November 5, becoming the longest known American detainee since the end of Korean War hostilities, Christians and activists said.

China Sentences House Church Christian Again To Labor Camp


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian woman who has campaigned against China's strict one-child policy, remained in a labor camp Friday,, November 23, after she was sentenced to 18 months "re-education through labor" for the third time, her husband and fellow Christians said.