Nepal Rocked By Church Bombings Amid Concerns Over Constitution


By Mark H. Junayed, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nepal

christians-in-nepal-550x350KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)— Christians in Nepal flock to prayer services after several church bombings, carried out by suspected Hindu militants, injured at least three people in recent days, church leaders told BosNewsLife.

Pakistan To Reform Controversial Blasphemy Laws


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

PAKISTAN_(F)_0502_-_BlasphemyISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistan's government wants parliament to amend the country’s blasphemy legislation to end persecution against Christians and other minorities in this Islamic nation. Under a draft bill individuals van only be prosecuted if their deeds were "intentional," officials told Pakistani media.

NEWS WATCH: Lithuania Condemns Russia’s Border Measures

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LithuaniaVILNIUS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- EU member state Lithuania has made a formal protest to Russia over supplementary border checks amid growing tensions between Moscow and neighboring states that seek closer ties with the European Union.

NEWS ALERT: Hungary Condemns Burning Israel Flag and Anti-Semitic Violence


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungary

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday, October 24,  condemned the "desecration of an Israeli flag" and attacks against fellow Jewish citizens  by supporters of a far-right party amid mounting concern about anti-Semitic incidents in the country.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan ‘Blasphemy’ Girl Still Jailed As Court Adjournes Case


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A court in Islamabad on Saturday, September 1, postponed the bail hearing for a jailed Pakistani Christian girl accused of "blasphemy against Islam", despite mounting international pressure to release her amid concerns she is mentally impaired.

Indonesia Regent Orders Closure Of Churches


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Indonesia's semi-autonomous province of Aceh faced a tense Sunday, July 1, after local authorities ordered the demolition of 20 churches.

Sudan to Introduce Strict Islamic Law, Activists Warn


By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent

KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists say Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir is rewriting his country's constitution to implement Sharia, or Islamic, law, a move that is expected to put more pressure on the African nation's Christian minority.