Morocco Expels Christian Missionaries

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By BosNewsLife News Center moroc1RABAT, MOROCCO (BosNewsLife)-- Morocco said Sunday, March 29, it has expelled five Christian missionaries because they were "ilegally" trying to convert Muslims to Christianity.

Eritrea Releases Elderly Detained Christians

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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.

Libya “Detains” And “Tortures” Four Christians For Leaving Islam, Group Says

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BosNewsLife News Center gaddafiTRIPOLI, LIBYA (BosNewsLife)-- Libya's feared intelligence service has "detained and tortured" four Christians for converting from Islam, as part of a wider crackdown on people embracing Christianity, human rights group said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Thursday, March 12.

Former Muslim Facing Death Threats In Egypt

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service egyptCAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- A former Muslim who converted to Christianity in Egypt was in hiding Sunday, March 8, after Islamic lawyers demanded that he be executed on charges of "apostasy," Egyptian Christians and rights investigators monitoring the trial said.

Christians In Nigeria, Kenya Await Justice After Muslim Violence

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service 1_22_022306_nigeria1ABUJA, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Nigeria's government came under pressure Friday, March 6, to set up an independent commission investigating deadly attacks against Christians by Muslim extremists, while elsewhere in Africa, in Kenya, an evangelical church expressed concerns over Muslim militants.

BREAKING NEWS: Christians Anxious As Guinea’s-Bissau’s President Is Killed

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reports from Africa afp_guinea_bissau_joao_bernardo_vieira_175_19apr07BISSAU,GUINEA-BISSAU (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians and missionaries were among those anxiously looking to the future of Guinea-Bissau Monday, March 2, as officials confirmed that President Joao Bernardo Vieira was killed, hours after the West African nation's armed forces chief died in a bomb blast.

Kidnapped Italian Nuns Freed; “Prayers Answered”

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ap_kenya_nuns_kidnap_19feb09_3NAIROBI, KENYA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Italian nuns kidnapped by Somali gunmen in a cross-border raid into Kenya in November were spent another day in freedom Thursday, February 26, after they were suddenly freed, missionaries confirmed.

NEWS ALERT: Religious Clashes Kill 11 In Nigeria; Thousands Displaced

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

nigeria_pastorsule_house1BAUCHI, NIGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Thousands of people remained displaced Wednesday, February 25, by religious clashes in the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi which left at least 11 people dead and 100 hospitalized, Christian rights investigators and police said.

Egypt Christians In Jail For Violating Ramadan

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BosNewsLife Middle East Service egypt1CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Six Christian brothers who refused to close their cafe during the Muslim month of fasting, Ramadan, were behind bars in Egypt Saturday, February 21, after they were sentenced to three years in prison with hard labor, a rights group confirmed.

Egyptian Christian Mother To Appeal Custody Decision

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BosNewsLife Middle East Service mario_andrew1CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The Christian mother of two 14-year-old twins Andrew and Mario Medhat was preparing legal action Saturday, February 21, after receiving the right to challenge a custody decision awarding her sons to their Muslim father.

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