Somalia Militants Murder Christian Amid Doubts About Government


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

SOMALIAMOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BosNewsLife)-- There were fresh fears Saturday, March 2, that Somalia's new government of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud would be unable to protect the tiny Christian minority after news emerged that suspected Islamic militants shot dead a Christian in the coastal city of Kismayo.

Saudi Arabia Jails Ethiopian Christians Without Clear Charges


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

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Ethiopian Christians remained imprisoned in Saudi Arabia Wednesday, June 13, nearly half a year after police raided their private prayer gathering and officials of the restrictive Islamic nation have given conflicting reasons why they were detained, rights activists said.