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 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 CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Time was running out Thursday, November 22, for an abducted Christian Eritrean man in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after his kidnappers told him to pay $25,000 or face “organ harvesting” and be killed, he and Christian rights activists said.
By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting from the Middle East, Asia and Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BEIRUT/CAIRO/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Christians across the Muslim world faced turmoil Friday, September 14, as deadly protests against an anti-Islam film spread across the Middle East, Africa, and south and east Asia.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian aid workers warned Monday, April 16, of a looming "all-out war" between Sudan and South Sudan with thousands of Christians in both nations seeking shelter.
By BosNewsLife Africa Service KHARTOUM, SUDAN (BosNewsLife)-- Hundreds of thousands of Southern Sudanese Christians are "effectively being forced to leave" Sudan within three weeks having been stripped of their citizenship, a Christian aid workers confirmed Wednesday, March 21.
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 News Center with reports from Africa and Asia JAKARTA/ABUJA/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- North Korea leads a list of nations where "Christians face the most severe persecution", but "Muslim-majority" countries represent nine of the top 10 amid spreading Islamic extremism around the world, a major Christian watchdog said in comments obtained by BosNewsLife Thursday, January 5.
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.