Algeria Closing Churches In Crackdown

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two more churches have been closed by courts in Muslim-dominated Algeria...

Algeria Closing Churches Over “Unauthorized Worship”

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Algeria have appealed for prayers after authorities closed churches...

Algeria Closing Protestant Church In Crackdown

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Protestant Christians in northwestern Nigeria were without a place to worship Sunday, December 3, after authorities closed their church as part of a crackdown on evangelism, BosNewsLife learned.

The Dilemmas of Prayer (Column)

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Martin Roth By Martin Roth, BosNewsLife Senior Columnist MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (BosNewsLife Columns)-- It is the kind of news that makes us praise God: a British Catholic newspaper reports from Algeria that Muslims in their thousands are seeking Bibles and turning up in church, wishing to learn about Christianity.

Algeria Sentences Christian For Evangelism

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service algeriaALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Algerian court has fined a former Muslim, who converted to Christianity for evangelism, in a case that activists warned would further undermine religious freedom in the North African nation.

Algeria Detains Christians For ‘Illegal’ Worship

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Five Algerian Christians remained jailed in north-eastern Algeria Tuesday, November 1, after they were reportedly detained this weekend for "worshiping in an unregistered location."

Algeria Christian Appeals “Blasphemy” Prison Term

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLfe)-- Algerian Christians are anxiously awaiting the appeal trial of Christian Siagh Krimo, who was sentenced to five years imprisonment for giving a compact disk about Christianity to his neighbor, trial observers say.
 

Algeria Orders Closure Of Protestant Churches

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Algerian authorities have ordered the closure of seven Protestant churches in Algeria's Bejaia region on charges of "disobeying a law regulating worship" and Christians on Thursday, May 26, feared more prosecution in the overwhelmingly-Muslim nation, church officials said.

Algeria Detains Christians In Conversion Row, Group Says

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Algerian Christians are to appear in court on charges of "proselytizing", or attempted conversion, and "blasphemy" that could carry a five year prison sentence, a Christian rights group said Monday, April 25.

Algerian Christians Appeal Against Prison Sentence

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Four Christian men of a small Protestant church in Algeria are appealing a court decision to hand them suspended prison sentences for worshiping without a state permission, BosNewsLife established Monday, December 27.