Sri Lanka Deporting Pakistani Christians Despite Possible Death Sentence

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

Asia Bibi faces death sentence on blasphemy charges.ISLAMABAD/COLOMBO (BosNewsLife)-- Sri Lanka has begun sending Pakistani asylum seekers, including Christians, back to their home country where they may face the death penalty for blasphemy against Islam, rights investigators and United Nations officials say.

NEWS WATCH: Czech President Facing Treason Charges Over Amnesty

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

czechpresidentnowBUDAPEST/PRAGUE (BosNewsLife)-- There is a political crisis  in the Czech Republic where conservative President Vaclav Klaus facing high treason charges over his controversial decision to release thousands of prison inmates and others.

100,000 Protest Detention Chinese Christian Lawyer

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lawyerBEIJING/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- A petition calling for the release of a prominent Christian human rights lawyer, which was signed by some 100,000 people around the world, has been delivered to the Chinese embassy in Washington and the U.S. State Department, organizers said Friday, July 17.