Laos Christians Jailed After Praying For Sick


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

laosVIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Five Christian leaders remained behind bars in southern Laos on Sunday, March 1, after they were sentenced to nine months imprisonment for praying for a sick believer who later died, a rights official told BosNewsLife.

Kazakhstan Baptists Refuse Fines For ‘Illegal’ Worship


By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

Kazakhstan-president-Nursultan-NazarbayevASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A devoted Baptist church member in Kazakhstan can't leave the country and may lose his garage because he refuses to pay fines for attending a worship meeting without state permission, BosNewsLife learned Friday, January 12.

BREAKING NEWS: China Halts Forced Abortion Of Woman Amid Outcry


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A five-month pregnant woman who was threatened with a forced abortion because she already had a child has been allowed to return home but faces a massive fine if she gives birth, Chinese Christians said in statements obtained by BosNewsLife Monday, June 11.