A Quiet Tragedy – Pakistani Christians Seeking Refuge in Thailand (COLUMN)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist
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BANGKOK, THAILAND (BosNewsLife Columns)-- The impact of the massive wave of Christian refugees from the Middle East has been so overwhelming that, sadly, we too often forget that Christian refugee groups are suffering in other parts of the world.

‘30,000 Eritrean Christians Face Prison And Poverty In Israel’ (UPDATE)

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
JERUSALEM/ASMARA (BosNewsLife)-- International aid workers say nearly 30,000 Eritrean Christian refugees are struggling to survive in Israel and many may soon be moved to jail due to new government policies. "Next year the limited periods in the Holot detention center may, if the Israeli government is successful in its current negotiations, be replaced with indefinite periods in a real prison," warned Barnabas Fund, a Christian relief, and advocacy group.

Pakistan Christian Refugees Persecuted In Thailand (COLUMN)

By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist

CHRISTIANSINTHAILANDBANGKOK, THAILAND (BosNewsLife Columns)-- Outrage is building over the treatment of Pakistani Christian refugees in Bangkok. Nearly two months after my my initial BosNewsLife column on this forgotten tragedy, the BBC network has aired a documentary about their plight.

Islamic Militants Kidnap 100 Eritrean Christians In Libya, Sudan


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

eritrea_wire1ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have abducted some 100 Eritrean Christians, including women and children, in two separate kidnappings in Libya and Sudan, well-informed activists and Christians have told BosNewslife.

BREAKING NEWS: Detained Uzbek Pastor Freed, Flown To Safety


By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest

ALMATY/FRANKFURT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- A Protestant pastor who faced deportation from Kazakhstan to his native Uzbekistan and up to 15 years imprisonment for leading an unregistered house church has been flown to safety, his supporters confirmed late Wednesday, December 5.

India Orders Deportation Afghan Christian Widow, Daughters Despite Death Threats


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan Christian widow and three of her daughters faced possible deportation from India to their homeland Friday, January 20, despite concerns they may be killed or jailed for “apostasy”, after a UN agency reportedly refused to grant them refugee status.