Iran Frees Two Members Of Church Of Iran, Others Detained


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

imagesIranTEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two members of Iran's largest evangelical house church movement who were among several Christians detained last month have been released on bail, but at least one member remains behind bars, Christian activists said Wednesday, June 1. Activists also expressed concern about the deteriorating health of Maryam (Nasim) Naghash-Zargaran, a Christian concert serving a four-year sentence in Tehran's Evin Prison on what her supporters say are trumped up charges because of her faith.

India Police Attack Christian Missionaries


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

india_stop_killing_christiansNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Twenty Christian missionaries in India are recovering after they were attacked by police and local residents over evangelism activities, BosNewsLife learned.

Canada Law Society Rejects Christian Graduates (Update)

(Following article updates a previous version and makes clear that it is a proposed law school).
By BosNewsLife Americas Service

UniversitySTREETSVILLE, CANADA (BosNewsLife)-- A Canada-based Christian rights group has urged Canadian believers to pray for religious freedom in their country after British Colombia Law Society refused to accredit graduates of a major Christian university. The Voice Of the Martyrs Canada (VOMC) said graduates of Trinity Western University (TWU) law school would "not longer be able to practise law" in Canada's western British Columbia province.

Shot Egypt Christian Dies After Hospitals Refuse Treatment


By BosNewsLife Middle East and Africa Services

egypt-200x0-199x3002CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A young Coptic Christian man has died from gunshot injuries in Egypt's capital Cairo, after three local hospitals turned him away, Christians said Tuesday, January 6. Ihab Ghattas, 23, reportedly died on New Year's Eve from a gunshot wound to the head because of “negligence” as the hospitals which refused to treat him, said Copts activist group Maspero Youth Union (MYU).

BREAKING NEWS: Egypt Christians In Fear As Dozens Are Killed


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

churchesburnedCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of people were killed Friday, August 16, in clashes between security forces and protesters prompting more fear among minority Christians.

NEWS ALERT: Laos Detains Thai, Lao Christians For Bible Study


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

VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Lao authorities have jailed four Christians, including two Thai citizens, in northern Laos after they were caught explaining the Bible to at least one Lao man, their supporters told BosNewsLife Saturday.