Prague Furious As Sudan Sentences Czech Christian To 20 Years

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife PRAGUE/KHARTOUM (BosNewsLife)-- The Czech Republic has condemned a Sudanese court's ruling that sentenced a Czech missionary and film maker to 20 years imprisonment, while a local pastor and a Christian activist reportedly received a 12 years jail term.

BREAKING NEWS: Sudan Pregnant Christian Facing Death For “Adultery”, “Apostasy”

By BosNewsLife Africa Service sudan-map-2 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.

Sudan Detains Second Pastor Amid Crackdown

By BosNewsLife Africa Service sudan-map-2KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christians say authorities in Sudan have detained the second pastor of South Sudanese descent in less than three weeks in the capital.

Ethiopia Court Jails Over 500 Muslims for Mass Church Burnings

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Ethiopian court sentenced 579 Muslims from three to 18 months in prison for a week of violence against Christians that left one dead and 69 churches destroyed by fire, BosNewsLife learned Friday June 24.

Christians Under Attack in Sudan

By BosNewsLife Africa Service bashirKHARTOUM, 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.

Sudan Government Seizes Churches, Detains Christians

By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos sudanchristiansKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Evangelical Christians in Sudan face a new government crackdown involving the detention of several church leaders and members as well as the seizure of properties, BosNewsLife learned Friday April 15.

Sudan to Introduce Strict Islamic Law, Activists Warn

By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife International Correspondent KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists say Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir is rewriting his country's constitution to implement Sharia, or Islamic, law, a move that is expected to put more pressure on the African nation's Christian minority.  

Sudan Detains Christians; Churches Demolished

By BosNewsLife Africa ServiceSudanese-President-Omar-al-Bashir 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.

Pastors Facing Death Penalty In Sudan

By BosNewsLife Africa Service 052515-Sudan-emailKHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two South Sudanese pastors jailed in Sudan's capital Khartoum and could face the death penalty as part of a wider crackdown on evangelical Christians, trial observers say. The trial of Yat Michael and Peter Yen (also named as David Yein Reith), who are held in the Omdurman prison, began May 19, BosNewsLife learned.

Sudan Christian Jailed As Deadly Violence Spreads

By BosNewsLife Africa Service sudan-2_12161238681 KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Sudanese Christian aid worker has been jailed for over a month without charges while outside her prison walls Christians were killed in bombardments by government troops, rights activists and residents said Wednesday, March 27.

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