BREAKING NEWS: Libya Frees Ghanian Christian After Eight Years Imprisonment

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife john20mahama20poseTRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libya has released a Ghanian believer who was sentenced in 2001 to 25 years in prison for importing evangelistic materials, a major rights group involved in the case confirmed Monday, May 4.

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Missionaries Trapped As Militants Embrace Christ

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- A group of Nigerian missionaries and Christian converts have managed to escape a battle field in northern Nigeria where some militants embraced Christianity, but elsewhere Christians faced Islamic attacks Tuesday, June 26, a key mission leader told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Kidnapped Girl Escapes Boko Haram Kidnappers

By BosNewsLife Africa Service imageABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- One of more than 200 Christian schoolgirls and women abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Nigerian village of Chibok has been freed, police and a parent have confirmed.

Eritrea Releases Elderly Detained Christians

Eric Leijenaar, BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos eritrea_containers31ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Three elderly Christian men have been released on bail from a military prison camp and police facility in Eritrea, Christian rights investigators confirmed Friday, March 20.

Kenya Christians Ask Protection After Militants Kill Teacher

By BosNewsLife Africa Service NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in northeastern Kenya have asked for protection after Islamic militants killed a Christian teacher in an elementary school and kidnapped two colleagues as part of a wider crackdown, BosNewsLife learned.

Rome’s Colosseum Turns Red For Persecuted Christians; Asia Bibi ‘Expected To Be Released’

By Philippa Hitchen reporting from Vatican City VATICAN CITY/ROME (BosNewsLife)-- Rome's most famous landmark, the Colosseum, will be lit up in red on Saturday, February 24, as a sign of solidarity with all those facing persecution for their faith. They include a Pakistani mother of five on death row who is expected to be released soon amid international pressure, family and organizers said.

NEWS ALERT: Militants Kill Dozen Christians In Northern Nigeria

By BosNewsLife Africa Service boko_haram ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Twelve Christians have been "brutally murdered" in northern Nigeria by suspected militants of the Boko Haram group as part of its campaign to establish an Islamic state, rights investigators told BosNewsLife told BosNewsLife Tuesday, December 31.

BREAKING NEWS: Israel PM Condemns Attack On Cairo Embassy (News Watch)

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BosNewsLife)-- Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Saturday, September 10, that a massive attack on the Israeli embassy in Egypt's capital Cairo could undermine peace between the two neighboring states.

Nigeria Offers $1.8 Million Dollar For Militants After Killing of Christians (Update)

(ADDS DENIAL ABOUT REPORTED MASSACRE, CHANGES HEADLINE AND LEAD) By Paul Jongas, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Nigeria ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's army said Saturday, November 24, that it offers $1.8 million for information leading to the capture of 19 leading members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, amid fresh reports of deadly attacks against Christians and other people.

Sudan Detains 14 Evangelical Christians In Latest Crackdown

By BosNewsLife Africa Service
Sudanwoman KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan urged prayers Friday, June 8, amid concerns about 14 evangelical leaders and other Christians who were detained in Bahri, the country's third largest city, sources told BosNewsLife.

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