Christian Rights Activist Survives Assassination Attempt

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

pakistanchurchLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An activist of an influential Christian advocacy group in Pakistan is recovering of his injuries after he was shot by suspected Islamic militants, activists told BosNewsLife learned. Aslam Masih, a Christian field coordinator of the Pakistan-based advocacy group Legal Evangelical Association Development (LEAD), said he sustained two bullets wounds to his left and right leg during the shooting in the Lahore area on October 28.

BREAKING NEWS: Brother Christian Rights Activist Shot In Pakistan


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian rights official in Pakistan is demanding police protection for himself and family members after his brother was shot and injured following a series of threats and attacks.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Christian Man Detained For Blasphemy (Update)

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

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man has been detained in Pakistan's heartland Punjab province on allegations of blasphemy against Islam, shortly after a Christian couple was burned to death by a mob for allegedly insulting Muslims.

Pakistan Christian Lawyers Demand Crackdown On Militants After Church Bloodshed

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

GillLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani Christian lawyers on Friday, September 27, demanded a government-led military crackdown on those responsible for Sunday's suicide attack at a church in north-west Pakistan and other militants.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan Court Condemns Police Over Rape Christian Girl

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

pakistan_christiansLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani court on Friday condemned police for the way they investigated the rape of a Christian girl and rejected the main Muslim suspect's request to be released on bail, a leading attorney told BosNewsLife.

Pakistan Police Pressuring Family Of Raped Christian Girl

By BosNewsLife Asia Service

pakistan_christiansLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The family of an underage Christian girl who was raped by Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province is pressured by police to withdraw her case against key suspects, a leading attorney told BosNewsLife Saturday, May 25.