BREAKING: Seven Lao Christians Released After International Concern

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLige VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Seven Christian men who were detained by security forces in southern Laos for holding an "illegal" church service are free, a day after BosNewsLife news agency published about their plight.

Laos Jails Pastors Over House Churches

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Three pastors were still held "in harsh prison conditions" in western Laos Thursday, September 20, over a week after they were detained for their involvement in house churches, representatives told BosNewsLife.

Laos Fires Christian Converts From Security Forces

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Authorities in southern Laos have dismissed two members of a village security force because they and their families "accepted the Christian faith", a well-informed rights group said Friday, June 22.

NEWS ALERT: Laos Frees 4 Lao, Thai Christians Jailed For Bible Study

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Lao authorities have released four Christians, including two Thai citizens, who were detained in June after being caught explaining the Bible to at least one Lao man, rights activists confirmed late Friday, August 24.

NEWS ALERT: Laos Government “Confiscates” Church Building, Group Says (Update)

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By BosNewsLife Asua Service VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in a village in southern Laos were without a place of worship Thursday, February 23, after authorities "confiscated" their 37-year-old church building as part of a wider crackdown on local congregations in the region, representatives told BosNewsLife.  

Laos Christian Villagers Face Expulsion For Faith

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos laosVIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Dozens of Christian villagers in southern Laos face expulsion from their homes and death threats Friday, March 21, because they refuse to abandon their faith in Jesus Christ, friends told BosNewsLife.

‘Laos Jails Village Church Leader For Not Renouncing Faith’

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of a growing village church in central Laos was behind bars Wednesday, August 22, for refusing to renounce his faith in Jesus Christ, his supporters told BosNewsLife.

NEWS ALERT: Three Laos Pastors Released From Prison; Men Held For Spreading Christianity

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service laosVIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Three Lao Christian pastors who were detained in southern Laos in February on charges of “spreading the Christian religion” have been released, Christian rights activists confirmed Monday, April 8.

Laos Christians Face Expulsion From Village Over Faith

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Several Christian families in southern Laos face imminent expulsion from their homes if they refuse to recant their faith in Jesus Christ, an advocacy group assisting them told BosNewsLife Tuesday, August 8.  

Laos Detaining Seven Christians For ‘Illegal’ Christmas Service

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VIENTIANE, LAOS (BosNewsLife)-- Minority Christians in southern Laos faced a grim New Year after seven believers, including church leaders were detained by the Communist government's security forces during violent church raids, a well-informed advocacy official told BosNewsLife.