NEWS WATCH: Romanian Commander On Trial For Communist-era Crimes


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

felelossegre-vontBUCHAREST, ROMANIA (BosNewsLife)-- For the first time since communism collapsed in Romania 25 years ago, a former prison commander went on trial Monday, July 14, for crimes against humanity because of his alleged involvement in persecuting opponents of the previously regime. The proceedings follow the death of a close ally of late Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, who persecuted thousands including devoted Christians.

NEWS WATCH: Germany To Prosecute 30 Auschwitz Guards

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
campBERLIN/WARSAW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Prosecutors in Germany have called for dozens of former Nazi guards to be tried for facilitating mass murder at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland during World War Two.

Peru Urged To Investigate Massacre Christians and Other Civilians


By BosNewsLife Americas Service Shining Path rebels, 24/8/05

LIMA, PERU (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists have urged Peru to properly investigate the mass killings of Christians and other civilians, ahead of the 10th anniversary of a historic report by the country's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC

'Christian Disabled Pakistani Shot By Muslim Hardliners'


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

APTOPIX Pakistan Asia EclipseISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian disabled man in Pakistan's Punjab province "cries out for justice" after he was shot and stabbed by influential Muslims, his supporters told BosNewsLife Wednesday, February 27.

Church 'Prays' That Egypt's Morsi Keeps Promise


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

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The acting head of Egypt's Coptic Catholic Church pledged Wednesday to pray that the country's Islamic president-elect Mohammed Morsi will develop a democratic society that will respect rights of everyone, including minority Christians.