Commission Demands Pakistan Crackdown On Militants After Suicide Blasts


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Correspondent
 
voaimageLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Less than twoweeks after suicide bombers murdered 18 worshippers at two churches in Lahore, Pakistan, the country’s Ecumenical Commission for Human Development has issued its initial report on the atrocity saying it underscores "growing intolerance" towards minority groups.

NEWS WATCH: Hungarian Human Chain Against "Regime's" Election Laws

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's former Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány has led thousands into forming a human chain around parliament to protest changes to electoral laws that the government will introduce ahead of the 2014 elections, saying his nation is moving towards dictatorship.

NEWS ALERT: Laos Detains Pastor For Spreading Christianity (UPDATE)

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

VIENTIIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Police in northern Laos have detained a pastor "for attracting people to the Christian faith" as part of a wider crackdown on evangelism in the region, a representative told BosNewsLife Saturday, June 9.