Pakistan Halts Christian Exodus; Sri Lanka Detains Refugees


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

pakistan_christiansISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities prevented more than one thousand "persecuted" Christians from fleeing Pakistan and hundreds of Christian asylum seekers have been detained in Sri Lanka, a well-informed source told BosNewsLife Sunday, June 29.

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.

India Girls Escaping anti-Christian Violence Face Sexual Abuse


By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from India

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Girls escaping deadly anti-Christian violence in India's volatile state of Orissa face sexual after human traffickers falsely promise them a better life, human rights investigators said Friday, January 14.

India Christians Not Receiving Aid In Deadly Flooding, Group Says


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

india-floods_799014c1NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians already suffering of major flooding in the Indian state of Karnataka faced more difficulties Thursday November 12, amid fresh allegations that government aid is distributed mainly to "higher caste" Hindus.