‘Iran Tortures Christian Prisoners’

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


TEHRAN, IRAN (BosNewsLife)-- At least three evangelical Christians jailed in Iran, including a wellknown Iranian American Christian pastor, were recovering from injuries Friday, May 23, after they were mistreated by Iranian security forces, several sources confirmed.

Mexico State Urged To Compensate Evangelical Christians For Suffering

By BosNewsLife Americas Service

evangelicals-300x203MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BosNewsLife)-- Christian activists on Monday, March 10, welcomed a report by the top human rights authority of Mexico's southwestern Oaxaca state which recommends to compensate evangelical Christians for "torture" and damage done to their forcibly closed church building. In a report, the Oaxaca State Ombudsman’s Office confirmed what it views as serious religious freedom violations in the municipality of San Juan Ozolotepec.

Kazakhstan Frees “Tortured” Pastor From Prison

By BosNewsLife News Center

kazakh-pastor-4x3 (1)ASTANA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- An evangelical pastor who was detained and tortured in a Kazakhstan prison following a controversial trial has been conditionally released, rights activists told BosNewsLife Tuesday, February 18.

BREAKING NEWS: Pakistan ‘Blasphemy’ Girl Facing Prison; Mother Death Sentence

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

Photo0282LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities have reopened the trial against a mentally challenged Christian girl on charges of "blasphemy" while a Christian mother faces a possible death sentence for allegedly making "derogatory remarks" about Islam's prophet Mohammed, lawyers told BosNewsLife Saturday, March 23.

Bangladesh Christian Evangelist Forced To Marry Muslim Woman (UPDATE)

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

bangladeshDHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A Bangladeshi Christian evangelist, who says he was forced to marry a Muslim woman and pressured to return to Islam, has appeared in front of a Dhaka court for allegedly mistreating his wife.

NEWS ALERT: Thousands Of Christians Fleeing Syria Amid Torture Allegations

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service and BosNewsLife's Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of Christians have fled their homes in Syria where news emerged Tuesday, July 3, that intelligence agencies run dozens of torture centers where detainees are beaten with batons and cables, burned with acid, sexually assaulted, and have fingernails torn out.

Pakistan Christian Worker Dies In Police Custody

By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan

LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Impoverished frail parents were still awaiting justice Monday, June 14, for the death of their son who they and Christian investigators said died of "mental and physical torture" while in police custody in the city of Lahore.