China House Church Pastor Sentenced To Prison For ‘Divulging State Secrets’

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

BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A Chinese house church pastor who has been detained since December 9, 2015, was sentenced to two years and six months in prison by a court in China’s central Guizhou province on controversial charges of “divulging state secrets,”, trial observers said.

‘Sudan Frees 14 Evangelical Christians After Prayer Appeal’


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

Sudan School BombedKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Fourteen evangelical Christians who were detained in a Sudanese government-backed
raid on their congregation and school have been released after paying huge fines in the impoverished African nation, their supporters told BosNewsLife.

ALERT: Morocco Christian Jailed For Evangelizing Amid Crackdown


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

moroccoRABAT, MOROCCO (BosNewsLife)-- A Moroccan Christian remained behind bars Wednesday, September 11, after he was jailed for two-and-a-half years and fined for evangelizing, trial observers said.

Pakistan Acquits Cleric In Girl Blasphemy Case


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

RimshanowISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistan court has acquitted a Muslim cleric who accused Christian girl of blasphemy against Islam, before he himself was detained on similar charges, trial observers said.

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.

Pakistan ‘Blasphemy’ Pastor Free After Accuser Admits ‘Mistake’


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

pastorISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A pastor, who had been languishing in a Pakistani jail since October for "blaspheming Islam", was free on bail Thursday, February 28, after the complainant admitted he had mistakenly charged him, Christians said.