Sri Lanka Evangelicals Attacked By Angry Mobs


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ap1107130542 (1)COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in heavily Buddhist Sri Lanka are facing attacks and death threats with authorities reluctant to intervene, according to the organization representing them. The National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka (NCEASL) documented several cases in recent weeks including in northwestern Mannar district .

Group: ‘Uzbekistan Fines Christians For Praying At Home’


By BosNewsLife News Center

uzbekistan-mapTASHKENT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Two Christian families in Uzbekistan faced uncertain future Wednesday, May 14, after receiving massive fines for meeting in a private home to read the Bible and pray together, church members and rights investigators said. Alisher Abdullayev and Veniamin Nemirov were fined along with another member of their home church in October 2012 for unregistered religious activity and teaching religion "illegally".

India Police Detain Christians After Killing of Pastor


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

pastorkilledNEW DELHI/HYDERABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Indian police detained several Christians in Andra Pradesh state Tuesday, January 14, as they tried to besiege the chief minister's office to protest the killing of an evangelical pastor by suspected Hindu militants, Indian media reported. Christian leaders said some 3,000 people attended the rally, a day after 48-year-old Pastor Sanjeeva died of his injuries.

BREAKING NEWS: China Police Raid Beijing House Churches; Bibles Confiscated


By BosNewsLife Asia Service
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BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese security forces have raided several house churches in China's capital Beijing where they confiscated Bibles and in at least one case destroyed equipment, well-informed Christians told BosNewsLife.

Laos Christian Villagers Face Deportation For Faith


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

laosVIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Some 50 Christians in central Laos faced imminent expulsion from their homes Friday, September 6, for refusing to recant their faith in Christ, representatives told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: US Missionary Jailed In North Korea Moved To Hospital; Health “Deteriorating”


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

screenshotbaeSEOUL/PYONGYANG/SEATTLE (BosNewsLife)-- An American Christian missionary imprisoned in North Korea is in "deteriorating health" and has been moved from a prison labor camp to a hospital, his family said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Sunday, August 11.

Kazakhstan Court Rules Against Destruction Bibles; Christians Fined


By BosNewsLife News Center

Kazakhstan-president-Nursultan-NazarbayevASTANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewslife)-- An appeals court in autocratically-ruled Kazakhstan has overturned a ruling that 121 pieces of Christian literature, including Bibles, that were seized from a street evangelist be destroyed.