By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Sudanese authorities have detained several pastors and other Christians following church demolitions and burnings as part of attempts to impose strict Islamic rule in the African nation, several sources told BosNewsLife.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan faced another tense day Wednesday, April 29, amid reports that followers of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir have intensified attacks on Christians and others they believe support the International Criminal Court's recent decision to prosecute the president for his alleged involvement in atrocities in the Darfur region.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KHARTOUM/JUBA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Islamist-run Sudan have ushered in the New Year amid ongoing airstrikes by Sudanese government forces that killed at least 11 believers before and after Christmas, while two priests remained detained for converting a Muslim.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Sudanese Christians were thought to be trapped in a Sudanese prison Saturday, February 23, as violence raged in renewed fighting between two Arab tribes, killing scores of people. At least 55 Christians were detained by the government of Sudan over two weeks ago on "false accusations" of allegedly receiving money from foreign countries, including Israel, according to Christians with close knowledge about the case.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in Sudan's largest city were without a place of worship Sunday, February 23 after authorities of the heavily Sunni Muslim nation destroyed their church building, local Christians and activists said.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service 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.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Sudan and newly created South Sudan face possible detention, beatings and even death amid a "deteriorating humanitarian situation" with thousands of people being killed this year alone, aid workers and Christians said in statements obtained by BosNewsLife Sunday, January 22.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian aid group says preparations are underway to "rescue" a further 3,400 Christians from Sudan where the "increasingly aggressive Islamic government" is "seeking to eradicate Christianity."
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian mother in late term pregnancy faced imminent death in Sudan on Tuesday, May 13, after a court convicted her of "adultery" and "apostasy", punishable by 100 lashes and execution respectively, BosNewsLife learned.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service ASMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have abducted some 100 Eritrean Christians, including women and children, in two separate kidnappings in Libya and Sudan, well-informed activists and Christians have told BosNewslife.