NEWS ALERT: Uzbekistan Christians Face More Danger After Death of Karimov; New Leader Appointed

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

karimovTASHKENT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Over 210,000 Christians in Uzbekistan face more danger and uncertainty after Uzbekistan's parliament appointed Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyaev as interim president following the death of strongman leader Islam Karimov, missionaries told BosNewsLife.

Group: 'Uzbekistan Cracking Down On Bibles, Christian Literature'

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

TASHKENT /BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in Uzbekistan are increasingly confiscating privately owned Bibles and other Christian literature, saying such books “are forbidden to keep at home”, while handing out huge fines to “violators”, local Christians and rights activists said.