India Christians Appeal Lifetime Sentence For ‘Murder’ Hindu Leader


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

p6_india-religious-violence1 (1)BHUBANESWAR/NEW DELHI (BosNewsLife)-- Seven Indian Christians were preparing Friday, October 18, to appeal lifetime sentences handed down for the murder of a prominent Hindu leader, which sparked India's deadliest anti-Christian riots on record

‘Corruption Sparks Deadly Anti-Christian Violence In India State’


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

india1NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A key human rights official warned Tuesday, February 12, that corruption within the police and government of India's eastern state of Orissa has contributed to renewed violence against Christians in which at least five people were killed, while several "innocent" believers remain jailed.

BosNewsLife’s Week in Review: Christians Worship As Islamic Militants Attack And Kill (Nov.11-17)


By BosNewsLife News Center

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- The November 11-17 newsweek was marked by reports of Islamic militants attacking churches and, in at least one case, beheading a young Christian man "for leaving Islam", though believers continued to gather in worship expressing their faith in Christ and in their future.

India Tribal Christians Denied Education In Orissa State


By Santosh Digal, BosNewsLife Asia Correspondent reporting from Orissa, India

PHULBANI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Indian tribal Christians and their relatives are denied government scholarships for education in a violence-plagued district of India's eastern state of Orissa, local Christians and church leaders say.

Christian Families Flee Violence In Orissa State


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions remained high Monday, July 2, in India's volatile state of Orissa where a dozen Christian families have been hiding in jungle areas after Hindu militants attacked their village, injuring an evangelist and later dozens of other believers, Christians said.