Detained Iranian Christians Denied Access To Lawyer


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

christiansIranTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Three leaders of Iran's largest evangelical house church movement faced an appeal hearing against their long prison terms, but they were denied access to their lawyer ahead of the trial, supporters said.

Pakistan Halts Christian Exodus; Sri Lanka Detains Refugees


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

pakistan_christiansISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities prevented more than one thousand "persecuted" Christians from fleeing Pakistan and hundreds of Christian asylum seekers have been detained in Sri Lanka, a well-informed source told BosNewsLife Sunday, June 29.