Christian Rights Activist Survives Assassination Attempt

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

pakistanchurchLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An activist of an influential Christian advocacy group in Pakistan is recovering of his injuries after he was shot by suspected Islamic militants, activists told BosNewsLife learned. Aslam Masih, a Christian field coordinator of the Pakistan-based advocacy group Legal Evangelical Association Development (LEAD), said he sustained two bullets wounds to his left and right leg during the shooting in the Lahore area on October 28.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christians Shocked As Militants Kill 145 Students, Teachers

By BosNewsLife Asia Servicepakistan-school-shooting-vigil-dec-16-2014

PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Christians were among those grieving as officials confirmed that Taliban militants stormed an army-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar killing at least 145 people, most of them children.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Christian Man Detained For Blasphemy (Update)

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

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man has been detained in Pakistan's heartland Punjab province on allegations of blasphemy against Islam, shortly after a Christian couple was burned to death by a mob for allegedly insulting Muslims.

BREAKING NEWS: Prominent Pakistan Christian Activist Survives Shooting

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A prominent Christian rights lawyer in Pakistan says has survived another apparent assassination attempt by suspected Islamic militants.
Sardar Mushtaq Gill told BosNewsLife that attackers began shooting around his home late Saturday, August 9, at 22.40 p.m. local time, while his younger brother and two other men were standing in the front door.

‘Pakistan Christian Worker Beaten For Observing Easter’

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

MANISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Impoverished Christian villagers in eastern Pakistan were awaiting justice Monday, April 28, after a Christian farm worker was reportedly nearly beaten to death by his Muslim landlord for observing the Easter holiday.

BREAKING NEWS: Brother Assassinated Minister Flees Pakistan

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

paul-bhatti1ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The elder brother of an assassinated Christian government minister has fled Pakistan and arrived in Italy after death threats from Islamic militants, a well-informed official told BosNewsLife Sunday, February 9.