China Detains Christian Activists,Lawyers


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

china_christianity1BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- At least fifteen Chinese human rights lawyers and activists, including Christians, have been detained on suspicion of “subversion of state power” or “inciting subversion of state power” as part of an ongoing crackdown on people deemed dangerous to China's Communist leadership, well-informed Christians said.

Mexico Authorities Cut Water Supplies To Evangelicals


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

250px-Puebla_en_MexicoMEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Local authorities in southern Mexico have threatened to cut water supplies to additional evangelical Christian families because they refuse to actively participate in traditional religious Catholic ceremonies, investigators said Tuesday, April 29.

Mexico “Jails, Tortures” Four Evangelicals


By BosNewsLife Americas Service

evangelicalsMEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists have urged Mexico's government to prosecute local officials responsible for "the unjust imprisonment" and "torture" of four evangelical Christians from November 5-8 in the western state of Oaxaca.

Vietnam Resettles Persecuted Christian Families, Group Says


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

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HANOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- In a rare such case in Communist-run Vietnam, five ethnic minority Christian families from the country's Central Highlands have been able to resettle with the help of Vietnamese authorities after they were forcibly evicted from their homes because of their faith in Christ, rights activists said Tuesday, July 2.

Kazakhstan Threatens To Extradite Detained Uzbek Pastor


By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest

BUDAPEST/ASTANA (BosNewsLife)– Kazakhstan has threatened to extradite a detained Protestant house church pastor to his native Uzbekistan where he faces up to 15 years imprisonment for "illegal" religious teaching and Christian literature distribution, BosNewsLife monitored Saturday, November 24.

BREAKING NEWS: Iran Launching Massive Arrests Of Evangelicals


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Massive arrests of evangelical Protestant Christians, including many former Muslims, are reported in Iran, with men and women being dragged to prisons across the Islamic nation.

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.