Pakistan Christian Women Kidnapped, Raped

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani Christians have expressed concerns about  renewed kidnappings and abuse of women and girls by Muslims in a country still reeling from the recent assassination of a Christian government minister.

Christian Teen Girl In Hiding After Escaping Rapists

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A 17-year-old Christian girl remained in hiding Thursday, January 25, after she escaped kidnappers who raped her, according to Christian aid workers familiar with the case.

Lawyer of Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi Nominated For Rights Award

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife BRUSSELS/ISLAMABAD (BosNewsLife)-- Lawyer Saif-ul-Malook, who prevented the execution of a Pakistani Christian woman, has been nominated by...

BREAKING: Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi Arrives in Canada After Deathrow Case

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ISLAMABAD/OTTAWA (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi fled her country and arrived in Canada on...

BREAKING: Lawyer Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi Gets Shelter In Netherlands

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISLAMABAD/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- The lawyer who helped free a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan has received "temporary shelter" in The Netherlands, the Dutch foreign minister confirmed Thursday, November 8.

BREAKING: Lawyer of Pakistan Christian Asia Bibi Flees To Netherlands Amid Death Threats   

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ISLAMABAD/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- The lawyer who helped free a Christian woman who faced the death sentence in Pakistan for blasphemy has fled to The Netherlands amid international fears for his safety.

Pakistan Police Arrest Christian Mentally Challenged Girl For “Blasphemy”

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service defaultISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani police detained and interrogated a mentally challenged Christian girl for allegedly burning pages of the Koran, seen as a holy book by Muslims, amid mounting international concern about Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws, an advocacy group said Friday, June 19.

Christian Girls, Women, Attacked In Pakistan

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By BosNewsLife Asia Service pakistan_christians ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Rights activists say there has been "a dramatic increase" in the number of Christian girls and women facing "brutal assaults" in Pakistan, with local police often refusing to intervene.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Christian Man Detained For Blasphemy (Update)

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protestagainst By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Christian man has been detained in Pakistan's heartland Punjab province on allegations of blasphemy against Islam, shortly after a Christian couple was burned to death by a mob for allegedly insulting Muslims.

BREAKING: Hunted Bangladesh Evangelist Urges Support For Jumma Minority

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BosNewsLife)-- A young Christian evangelist who is being hunted by Islamic militants in his native Bangladesh and elsewhere in Asia has urged the world not to forget non-Muslim minorities in the region including the indigenous Jumma who face a new wave of "murders" and "torture."