BREAKING NEWS: Jailed Pakistan Christian Bibi Nominated For EU’s Sakharov Prize

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

STRASBOURG, FRANCE (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi who faces execution by hanging on controversial charges of 'blasphemy against Islam' has been nominated for the European Union's prestigious Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought by an influential group of European legislators.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Postpones Christian Woman’s Death Sentence Appeal

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifebibi

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- After waiting seven years in jail, Pakistan's first Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy had her final Supreme Court appeal adjourned, as angry Muslims packed the court room to demand her execution.

Pakistan Teenager “Murdered” For Christian Faith

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLifeSuleman7

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- New details have emerged about a murdered Christian teenager in Pakistan with investigators saying he was killed this month for "wasting horse food" and then hung from the rafters of a barn where he was employed, to create the impression of a suicide.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Mob Attack Churches, Homes In Lahore (Update)


By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos and Xavier P. Williams reporting from Pakistan
pakistanchurchLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife) Several people were injured when anti-Christian mob violence broke out again in the Pakistani city of Lahore, the scene of suicide bombings against two churches in March that killed 17 worshippers. Christians in the area told BosNewsLife that angry Muslims, some armed, opened fire, ransacked churches, destroyed homes and attacked residents. Many Christians were reportedly fleeing the area.

Pakistan Halts Christian Exodus; Sri Lanka Detains Refugees


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

pakistan_christiansISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities prevented more than one thousand "persecuted" Christians from fleeing Pakistan and hundreds of Christian asylum seekers have been detained in Sri Lanka, a well-informed source told BosNewsLife Sunday, June 29.

Pakistan Court Threatens To Cancel Bail Of Muslim Hardliners


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court has accepted a petition to  cancel bail of 36 Muslims accused of involvement in last year's anti-Christian violence in Lahore city, a major Christian advocacy group confirmed Monday, February 3.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Christian Lawyer Survives Assassination Attempt


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- One of Pakistan's leading Christian lawyers confirmed Monday, November 11, that he has survived another apparent assassination attempt by suspected Islamic militants. "I am being targeted by extremists who want me to end my legal support to victims in blasphemy cases," said Sardar Musthtag Gill, director of the advocacy group Legal Evangelical Association Development (LEAD).