Pakistan Christians Injured In Church Attack

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN ((BosNewsLife)-- Several Christians in Pakistan's Punjab province were recovering from their injuries Sunday, March 18,  after being attacked by an angry mob while building a church wall around an evangelical congregation, Christians said.

Vietnam Activists Fear New Religious Law


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HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)—Church leaders and rights activists fear that lawmakers in Vietnam will pass a new law on religion that would “likely worsen oppression” of minority Christians and other groups in the Communist-run Asian nation. Some 27 advocacy and religious groups have urged Vietnam's government to make necessary changes to the legislation to prevent “further abuse of religious” minorities.

NEWS ALERT: Laos Releases House Church Christians, But Pastor Detained


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

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VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in southern Laos released six Christians who were detained after attending a house church service, but the pastor remained behind bars Tuesday, October 7, and faces torture, an advocacy official said.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi In High Court Over Death Sentence


By BosNewsLife Asia Service
Asia Bibi to be executed?ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court will hear the appeal of a Pakistani woman who has been "languishing in prison since 2009" after she was sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy against Islam, amid hope her conviction may be overturned, advocacy officials involved in the case told BosNewsLife Saturday, March 15.

Pakistan Christian Lawyers Demand Crackdown On Militants After Church Bloodshed


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

GillLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani Christian lawyers on Friday, September 27, demanded a government-led military crackdown on those responsible for Sunday's suicide attack at a church in north-west Pakistan and other militants.

Pakistan ‘Blasphemy’ Pastor Free After Accuser Admits ‘Mistake’


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

pastorISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A pastor, who had been languishing in a Pakistani jail since October for "blaspheming Islam", was free on bail Thursday, February 28, after the complainant admitted he had mistakenly charged him, Christians said.

NEWS ALERT: Lists Of Jews Compiled At Hungary’s Largest University


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Budapest, Hungary

ELTE-University-of-Law (1)BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- There was an outcry in Hungary on Wednesday, February 20, over revelations that the country's largest university has been involved in compiling lists of presumed Jewish students amid growing anti-Semitism in this nation of some 10 million people.