NEWS ALERT: Afghan Man Beheaded For Faith In Christ

By Marshall Ramsey II, BosNewsLife International Correspondent with additional reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos HERAT PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants in Afghanistan have beheaded what is believed to be a Christian convert and warned other Afghani Christians of "dire consequences" for leaving Islam, after American forces withdraw from Afghanistan, BosNewsLife learned Sunday, July 3.

NEWS ALERT: Released Christian Convert Flees Afghanistan

By BosNewsLife Middle East Service KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan man who faced the death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity has fled Afghanistan where he was released on bail after international pressure, his friends said Wednesday, April 20.

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.

Detained Afghan Christian Fears Execution

By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan man who was arrested for converting to Christianity and fears he may be executed, remained behind bars Wednesday, March 30, more than a month after another convert was released amid international pressure.

Detained Afghanistan Christians Facing Death Penalty

By BosNewsLife News Center KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Two Afghan Christians who were arrested for their conversion to Christianity remain behind bars despite diplomatic efforts by the United States to secure their release, a Christian rights group said Wednesday, February 23.

International Petition As Afghan Christians Face Execution (BosNewsLife In-Depth)

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Christian rights activists launched on Monday, February 7, an international petition urging Afghanistan to release detained converts to Christianity, amid fears they may be executed.

U.S. Commander Urged To Help Free Detained Afghan Christians

By BosNewsLife News Center KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Human rights campaigners on Friday, December 17, urged the U.S. commander in war-torn Afghanistan, David Petraeus, to pressure the Afghan government to release two detained Christians who face the death penalty for "apostasy", or abandoning Islam.

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

(ADDS NEW EXPECTED TRIAL DATE, MORE DETAILS, COMMENTS ADVOCACY GROUP JUBILEE CAMPAIGN USA)
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.

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.

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