Nepal Christians Accused Of “Witchcraft” Released From Prison

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- Four Nepali Christians who were sentenced in December 2016 to five years imprisonment for "violence and witchcraft" after praying for a mentally ill woman have been released, rights activists confirmed Friday, October 6.

Nepal Acquits 8 Christians Over Conversion Children

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Nepal has acquitted eight Christians who were accused of trying to convert children to Christianity,but rights activists said they remain concerned about a lack of religious freedom in the predominantly Hindu nation. The seven men and one woman had been charged ... Read more...

MISSION WATCH: Nepal Missionaries Evangelize Despite New Constitution And Unrest


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christians-in-nepal-550x350KATHMANDU,NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- Native Christian missionaries in Nepal say they will continue evangelism despite unrest over a newly constitution that enshrined a long-time ban on proselytizing.

The new constitution signed by Nepal's president on September 20 outlaws "any act to convert another person from one religion to another or any act or behavior to undermine or jeopardize the religion of another," with violations punishable by prison and/or fines.

Nepal New Constitution Bans Christian Activities, Christians Warn


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newsofap.com4c73516f829cdkathmandu-nepalKATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- Nepali Christians say proposed amendments to the country's new constitution, expected to come into effect this August after seven years of parliamentary discussions, could render all Christian activity illegal.

NEWS ALERT: Bhutan Gives Christian 3 Years Jail For Showing Christian Films (UPDATE)


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By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI/THIMPHU (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Bhutan has sentenced a Christian to three years imprisonment for "attempting to promote civil unrest" by showing films about Christianity, underscoring international concerns about the situation of religious minorities in the heavily Buddhist Himalayan nation, BosNewsLife learned Friday, October 29.