By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A pastor in India's Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh state remained detained Wednesday, April 15, for his alleged involvement in "conversion activities", Christians said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A senior advocacy official remained concern Saturday, April 12, that a Pakistani appeals court will confirm the death sentence of Christian woman Asia Bibi, who has been charged with blasphemy against Islam.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense stand-off continued Friday, July 10, in China's Shandong Province between Chinese security forces and Christians who have tried to prevent the destruction of their church building, representatives said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Nineteen Christian children who were to be sold to Islamic boarding schools ('madrassas') in Bangladesh have been rescued, a religious rights group said Thursday, February 7.Traffickers lied to the children's parents saying they would take the children to Christian boarding schools in the capital Dhaka, when in fact, they were intending to sell the children to the various madrassas, explained International Christian Concern (ICC).
By BosNewsLife Asia Service PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BosNewsLife)-- Amid death threats, over a dozen members of the Mengen tribe in the jungles of Papua New Guinea were baptized after "testifying their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ," missionaries told BosNewsLife Monday, August 30.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos HANAOI, VIETNAM (BosNewsLife)-- Church officials in Vietnam say one of the country's longest serving prisoners of conscience was released under pressure from the United States, but Christians remain concerned about an alleged Communist government-led crackdown on devoted believers, which included killing an evangelical pastor and a Christian convert.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- A well-known house church pastor in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region remained behind bars Monday, March 9, despite a court ruling saying there was "insufficient evidence" to hold him, Christians said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN ((BosNewsLife)-- Several Christians in Pakistan's Punjab province were recovering from their injuries Sunday, March 18, after being attacked by an angry mob while building a church wall around an evangelical congregation, Christians said.
By BosNewsLife Asia Service KATHMANDU, NEPAL (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian advocacy group said Thursday, June 3, that Nepal's churches are experiencing "unprecedented growth" despite reported political turmoil and persecution.
By BosNewsLife Special Correspondent Xavier P. William reporting from Pakistan with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON (BosNewsLife)-- Rights groups and church leaders in Pakistan feared Thursday, July 12, more killings of Christians and others for "insulting Islam" after a Pakistani mob burned a man to death for alleged blasphemy