'China Refuses Cancer Treatment For Christian Activist'

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian aid and advocacy group is raising funds for a Christian human rights defender who is in need of urgent cancer treatment that she cannot afford after a Chinese medical team allegedly canceled a crucial operation because of her work with prominent Christians and activists.

Health Scare Overshadows Release Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


Emaciated-Gao-ZhishengBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- The wife of Chinese Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has urged the American government to allow him into the United States to receive medical treatment after years of alleged prison mistreatment.

BREAKING NEWS: China Release Christian Lawyer Gao Zhisheng


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

Emaciated-Gao-ZhishengBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- One of China's most prominent Christian rights lawyers, was with family Friday, August 8, after he was released from prison, his brother confirmed. Gao Zhiyi said Gao left the Xinjiang prison early Thursday local time and was now at his father-in-law's home in Urumqi, ending years of imprisonment.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Lawyer Survives Assassination Attempt


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- One of Pakistan's leading Christian lawyers confirmed Monday, November 11, that he has survived another apparent assassination attempt by suspected Islamic militants. "I am being targeted by extremists who want me to end my legal support to victims in blasphemy cases," said Sardar Musthtag Gill, director of the advocacy group Legal Evangelical Association Development (LEAD).

Pakistan Acquits Cleric In Girl Blasphemy Case


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

RimshanowISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistan court has acquitted a Muslim cleric who accused Christian girl of blasphemy against Islam, before he himself was detained on similar charges, trial observers said.

NEWS ALERT: 'Pakistan Police Refuse Protection For Threatened Lawyer'


By BosNewsLife Asia Service
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ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani Christian rights lawyer who faces death threats from Islamic militants says local police refuse to protect him but that he will ask a court to force them to provide security and investigate the case.