Pakistan Teen Killed In 'Terror' Campaign Against Christian Women, Girls


By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists say Christian bibiwomen and girls in Pakistan are facing a wave of terror that has already claimed at least one life and injured two others this year alone.

Pakistan Activists Tackle Massive Abuse, Abduction Of Christian Girls


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

PAKISTAN-RELIGION-BLASPHEMY-ISLAM-CHRISTIANLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian and Muslim rights activists have launched a New Year campaign in Pakistan to tackle the massive abduction and abuse of Christian girls and young women who are often forced to marry Muslims and convert to Islam. “The kidnapping of Christian girls and forcibly marrying them to a Muslim is the most common procedure for forced conversion to Islam,” complained Sardar Mushtaq Gill, national director of the Pakistan-based advocacy group Legal Evangelical Association Development (LEAD).

Pakistan Muslims Rape Christian Deaf-Mute Woman; Abuse Cases Spreading


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

ChristianwomanISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An advocacy group is urging authorities to seriously investigate the gang rape by Muslims of a Christian married deaf-mute woman, after two suspects were acquitted in a similar case.

Former Jailed Widow Evangelist Dies In India


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

VaniNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A young widow who was jailed in India for her evangelistic activities has died of a heart attack, BosNewsLife learned Friday, March 27. Vani, 31, was reportedly detained early last year on what her supporters viewed as trumped up charges of "kidnapping a teenage girl" and "forcing" her to convert to Christianity.

Dozens Of Christians Killed In South Sudan, Sudan


By BosNewsLife Africa Service

South-Sudan-Sudan.JUBA/KHARTOUM (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in South Sudan and neighboring Sudan are mourning their dead, amid new revelations of massacres by Muslim fighters. Among those who died are scores of female church workers who were killed last month while seeking refuge at a church in the central South Sudanese town of Bor, Christians said.

Nigeria Christians Mourn Dozens Killed In Stampede


By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria

nigeria-flag1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in southeastern Nigeria were mourning Monday, November 4, after at least 25 people were killed in a stampede during a massive evangelistic gathering, officials said.