Bangladesh Police Searching For Kidnapped Christian Girl

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By BosNewsLife News Center 11251-1DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Police in Bangladesh were still searching Thursday, November 5, for a young Christian girl who was abducted and forced to convert to Islam and marry one of her kidnappers.

Bangladesh Christian Family Face Prison Over ‘Human Trafficking’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A devoted Christian family in Bangladesh faces years of imprisonment on "false" charges of human trafficking, their church said Thursday, December 6.

BosNewsLife Weeks In Review: Keeping Faith Between Hardship And Hope

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest bosnewslifelogo BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- BosNewsLife's Dec 9-Dec 23 news coverage was dominated by reports on Christians and Jewish people clinging to their faith amid shootings, a changing political environment, and at least some justice for victims of what was Europe's worst atrocity since World War Two.

Bangladesh Christians Captured, Forced to Return to Buddhism

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By Joseph DeCaro, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife Asia Service CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife) -- Buddhist extremists held eight Chakma Christians for four days to force them to return to Buddhism, BosNewsLife learned Saturday, September 25.

BosNewsLife Week In Review: Christians Battle Nazism, Starvation, Deadly Attacks (Dec.2-8)

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Devoted Christians in Hungary and the Middle East stood up against Nazism or Islamic extremism this week, while others worshiped Christ behind bars, between bomb explosions and in bitter cold conditions.

BREAKING NEWS: Bangladesh Releasing Jailed Evangelist

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Bangladesh was to release Friday, April 1, a young evangelist who was sentenced to one year imprisonment for "creating chaos" by selling and distributing Christian books and other literature near a major Muslim gathering.

Aid Group Building Homes For Homeless Christians In Bangladesh After Deadly Violence

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A British Christian aid organization wants to build homes for the first group of thousands of homeless Christian Santal people in northern Bangladesh, a year after security forces destroyed their houses killing several villagers. "Next Monday will be the first anniversary of a night of terrible violence against Christians in Bangladesh when over 5,500 lost their homes and three were killed," Barnabas Fund told BosNewsLife.

Islamic Militants Hack To Death Christian Grocer In Bangladesh

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By BosNewsLife Asia Serviceisis DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- Islamic militants have claimed responsibility for the murder of a Christian grocer who was hacked to death Sunday, June 5, after Sunday prayers near a church in northwest Bangladesh. The Islamic State (IS) group said the attack was "part of a series of operations" targeting Christians and other religious minorities in the impoverished Asian nation.

NEWS ALERT: Tortured Bangladesh Christian Activist Hiding In Hong Kong (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife HONG KONG, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- He was tortured for his Christian faith, but still wanted to "sing the songs of David." He was naked, but "Jesus Christ" clothed him "with His Love." Words of Christian rights activist William Nicholas Gomes, a former Muslim who fled rough police and Islamic extremists in his native Bangladesh.  

Bangladesh Pastor And Wife Facing Death Threats (Extended)

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BosNewsLife Asia Service 678DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A Bangladeshi pastor and his wife faced more death threats Friday, February 20, after pressing charges against Muslims of robbery and rape, Christian rights activists said.