Groups: ‘India Hindu Militants Attack Children, Villagers, For Christian Faith’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

India-677649NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- Children are among dozens of Christians who have been beaten and driven from their homes in central India by Hindu militants because they refused to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ, activists and Christians have told BosNewslife.

NEWS ALERT: Laos Releases House Church Christians, But Pastor Detained


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

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VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in southern Laos released six Christians who were detained after attending a house church service, but the pastor remained behind bars Tuesday, October 7, and faces torture, an advocacy official said.

NEWS ALERT: Nigeria Christians Mourn 150 Killed By Militants, Including Pastor


By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Paul Jongas in Nigeria and Stefan J. Bos
nigeria_christians1NAIROBI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northeastern Nigeria are mourning an evangelical pastor and at least some 150 other people killed by militants who want to establish an Islamic state.

Sri Lanka Evangelicals Attacked By Angry Mobs


By BosNewsLife Asia Service

ap1107130542 (1)COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in heavily Buddhist Sri Lanka are facing attacks and death threats with authorities reluctant to intervene, according to the organization representing them. The National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka (NCEASL) documented several cases in recent weeks including in northwestern Mannar district .

Laos Christian Villagers Face Expulsion For Faith


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

laosVIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Christian villagers in southern Laos face expulsion from their homes and death threats Friday, March 21, because they refuse to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ, friends told BosNewsLife.

Egypt Christians Killed For Refusing To Pay Muslim Tax


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service

churchegyptCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Tensions remained high in southern Egypt on Saturday, September 21, after two government employees were reportedly killed for refusing to pay a Muslim tax inflicted on Christians by members of the Muslim Brotherhood group of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.

Nigeria Army Kills 50 Militants Following Anti-Christian Attacks


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

nigeria-3ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's military said Saturday, September 7, it has killed 50 fighters of militant group Boko Haram which has been blamed for fueling Islamic violence against Christians.