Laos Demands Jailed Pastors Participate In Occult Rituals (Update)

(ADDS MORE CASES OF FORCED RITUALS, BACKGROUND)

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in southern Laos pressure three jailed pastors and other Christians to participate in occult rituals and recant their faith in Jesus Christ, a religious advocacy group said Thursday, October 18.

Laos Jails Pastors Over House Churches


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Three pastors were still held "in harsh prison conditions" in western Laos Thursday, September 20, over a week after they were detained for their involvement in house churches, representatives told BosNewsLife.