India Orders Deportation Afghan Christian Widow, Daughters Despite Death Threats

By BosNewsLife Asia Service NEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan Christian widow and three of her daughters faced possible deportation from India to their homeland Friday, January 20, despite concerns they may be killed or jailed for “apostasy”, after a UN agency reportedly refused to grant them refugee status.  

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Afghan Facing Islamic Court, Execution, For Christian Faith

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A disabled Afghan man jailed since May for his Christian faith was to face an Islamic court Sunday, November 21, without legal representation and amid fears he may be executed for converting to Christianity, trial observers confirmed.

NEWS ALERT: Afghanistan Postpones Trial Christian Convert; Execution Pending (UPDATE)

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghanistan has postponed the trial of a disabled man who faces the death penalty for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, trial observers and officials said Tuesday, November 23.

BREAKING NEWS: Afghanistan Releases Christian Convert Assadullah (Update)

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan man who faced the death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity has been released on bail after international pressure, but concerns remain about his safety, his friends confirmed to BosNewsLife Friday, April 8.

Concerns Mount Over Kidnapped Catholic Aid Worker In Afghanistan

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Corresponjudith-PTI-380dent BosNewsLife NEW DELHI/KABUL (BosNewsLife)-- An abducted Catholic aid worker from India remained missing in Afghanistan Thursday, June 23, despite fresh appeals for her release. Judith D'Souza, 40, was reportedly kidnapped in the capital Kabul on June 9 by a crime group specialized in abducting foreign nationals.

NEWS WATCH: European Journalists Condemn Killing Pulitzer Photographer In Afghanistan

By BosNewsLife News Center reporterssKABUL/BRUSSELS/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) on Friday, March 4, condemned "the cold blooded killing" of a prominent German photographer in Afghanistan, ahead of Saturday's presidential elections.

NEW EUROPE: Refugees Rushing To Reach Hungary Ahead Of Fence

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Hungarian-Serbian border area torAsotthalom8ÁSOTTHALOM, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Macedonia has seen fighting among migrants at a train station as they rush to reach Serbia and from there Hungary, a European Union member state. Refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other nations are racing to reach Hungary before it finishes building a fence to keep them out.

‘No Churches Left in Afghanistan,’ US Says

By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The U.S. State Department says there are no Christian churches left standing in Afghanistan after local courts backed the destruction of the last known church building in the troubled nation.

Afghanistan Militants Detained Over Kidnapping Priest

By BosNewsLife Asia Service prem_kumar1 (1)NEW DELHI/KABUL (BosNewsLife)-- Afghan security forces have detained three members of the Islamic Taliban group for their alleged involvement in kidnapping an Indian Jesuit priest working in western Herat province, officials said Thursday, June 5.

Afghan Christians Mourn Americans Killed At Hospital

By BosNewsLife News Center afghanistanKABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Afghan Christian were mourning Sunday, April 27, three Americans who were shot and killed at a Kabul hospital funded by an American Christian charity.

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