ALERT: Morocco Christian Jailed For Evangelizing Amid Crackdown


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

moroccoRABAT, MOROCCO (BosNewsLife)-- A Moroccan Christian remained behind bars Wednesday, September 11, after he was jailed for two-and-a-half years and fined for evangelizing, trial observers said.

BREAKING NEWS: North Korea Christians Urge Prayer Amid War Threat


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

NORTHKOREAYESPYONGYANG/SEOUL/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- North Korean Christians appealed for prayers as Pyongyang warned foreign embassies to leave by April 10 after moving medium range missiles to its east coast, raising fears of imminent war. “We are to meet the decisive battle with a gun in one hand and a hammer in the other,” said a Christian leader. 

Iran Church Fears Detained Members Are Tortured

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- An official of one of Iran's largest house church movements says recently detained church members are tortured and otherwise pressured to confess to crimes they did not commit.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Detains Christian Songwriter Near Turkish Border


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

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Iranian Christian songwriter and church worker Alireza Seyyedian was detained Wednesday, March 14, at the Iranian-Turkish border while trying to flee Iran, a friend who assists him told BosNewsLife.