NEWS ALERT: China Security Forces Destroy Church

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BosNewsLife Asia Service 56005638MWX025_ChristianBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese police and some 1,000 government supporters destroyed a large church and beat believers in China's Jiangsu province, despite court orders to protect the building, Chinese Christians said Monday, December 22.

Pakistan Police Raid Christian Slum; Women Injured

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By Jawad Mazhar BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan christian-protestors-in-front-of-dpo-officeSARGODHA, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani police ransacked run-down homes of Christians living in a slum of Pakistan's 10th largest city and "severely tortured Christian women" leaving several of them "critically injured", local residents told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Massive Arrests Of Christians In China

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BosNewsLife Asia Service chinaBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Over a dozen Christians will spend Christmas behind bars in China after police raided a Christian leaders gathering in Henan privince, while in the capital Beijing two officials of the banned Chinese House Church Alliance were detained, an advocacy group and Chinese Christians confirmed Thursday, December 18.

Indonesia Muslims Burn Churches, Homes Over Blasphemy

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BosNewsLife Asia Service levelledJAKARTA, INDONESIA (BosNewsLife)-- A tense calm returned to the troubled district of Masohi in Indonesia's Central Maluku province, where angry Muslims torched churches, dozens of homes and other properties after a Christian teacher allegedly made comments insulting Islam, rights investigators said Wednesday, December 17.

Impoverished Pakistan Christian workers Receive Christmas Bonus

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan christmaspakistanLAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- In an unprecedented move the government of Pakistan's Punjab province has ordered all government agencies to pay a Christmas bonus to impoverished Christian employees, following religious tensions in the region, officials told BosNewsLife Sunday, December 14.

India Christians Fear Christmas Violence In Orissa; Celebrations Cancelled (BosNewsLife In-Depth)

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with a Special BosNewsLife Correspondent reporting from the region union-churchBHUBANESWAR, INDIA BosNewsLife)-- Fearing violence, Christians in India's volatile state of Orissa will for the first time in their history not celebrate Christmas and instead mourn victims of recent anti-Christian attacks, which killed dozens, and those who died in shootings in Mumbai, a priest told BosNewsLife, Saturday, December 13.

NEWS ALERT: Christians “Disappearing” In China

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service YQX017_BishopBEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife) Four Christians remained missing Friday, December 12, more than a month after they were detained in China's Hubei province amid a police crackdown on believers, including missionaries, in the region, a house church network said.

India Militants Attack Christians In Karnataka; Church Bombers Sentenced

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service india_-_0821_-_volantinoNEW DELHI, INDIA (BosNewsLife)-- A nation-wide alliance of Christian leaders, churches, mission agencies, and other Christian institutions in India has condemned widespread anti-Christian violence in the Indian state of Karnataka, which injured dozens, but “welcomed” the sentencing of those involved in church bombings.

China Sentences Christian To Labor Camp

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service chinapolicer0508_450x300BEIJING, CHINA (BosNewsLife)-- Chinese authorities have sentenced Christian Mao Minzi to a forced labor camp for his involvement in organizing a worship service with other believers in a house church, an advocacy group confirmed late Thursday, December 11.

Pakistan Christian Politician Injured In Attack (BosNewsLife Exclusive)

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By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan dsc00022SARGODHA, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife) A Christian politician in Pakistan's Punjab province was recovering of his injuries Thursday, December 11, after he was apparently nearly killed by Muslim activists, amid growing religious tensions in the region.