China Government Raids House Churches, Landlords Pressured

By BosNewsLife Asia Service and BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese authorities pressure landlords to cancel their leases to house churches and security forces are raiding home congregations as part of a government campaign against Christianity, rights activists, and local Christians say.

China Pressured To Investigate Mysterious Death Of Christian Rights Lawyer Li Baiguang

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists want China to investigate the "mysterious death" of well-known Christian human rights lawyer Li Baiguang who reportedly passed away in a military hospital despite being in good health just days before. He was 49.

Iran Christians Behind Bars This Easter Amid New Concern


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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Christians have expressed concern about detained Christians who spent Easter behind bars amid including two Christian converts who were tried on charge of organizing house churches after eight months of uncertainty.

‘China Woman 3 Years In Jail For Holding Bible Study Meeting’

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

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A local court in China’s western Xinjiang province has reportedly sentenced a Christian woman to three years in prison for holding a Bible study meeting "without government approval" and "gathering a crowd to disturb public order".

BREAKING NEWS: Families Concerned Over Plight Detained Iran Christians

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

imagesTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Families and friends of five Iranian Christians detained during a picnic and fishing expedition in Iran say they are "deeply concerned" for their welfare and are "requesting prayer," BosNewsLife learned.

NEWS ALERT: Fasting, Prayer For Iran Pastor Facing Execution


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife behnam-irani-238x238

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Friends of a detained Iranian pastor who faces the death penalty for "spreading corruption on earth" said Saturday, September 13, they would organize a day of "fasting and prayer" for him and other Iranian Christians.

‘Iran Tortures Christian Prisoners’


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

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TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- At least three evangelical Christians jailed in Iran, including a wellknown Iranian American Christian pastor, were recovering from injuries Friday, May 23, after they were mistreated by Iranian security forces, several sources confirmed.