Christians Mourn Victims Kenya, Pakistan Amid Global Crackdown on Christianity

By BosNewsLife Africa and Asia Services with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Canter and Xavier P. William in Peshawar runningNAIROBI/PESHAWAR (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Africa and Asia tried to come to terms Friday, September 27, with the aftermath of attacks by Islamic militants that left at least some 150 people dead and hundreds injured, amid global concerns that devoted Christians are increasingly singled out by terrorists.

Muslim Lawyer Apologizes For Anti-Christian Leaflets

By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan PAKPATTAN, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Muslim lawyer has apologized for thousands of anti-Christian leaflets distributed in Pakistan at a reconciliation meeting with Christian leaders who said they forgave him because they are followers of "the Prince of Peace," according to delegates attending the gathering.

NEWS ALERT: European Parliament Demands Withdrawal Pakistan Blasphemy Laws

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife asiabibiISLAMABAD/STRASBOURG (BosNewsLife)-- The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday, November 26, urged Pakistan to withdraw blasphemy laws after a Christian mother of five lost her appeal against the death penalty

Pakistan Christians Injured In Church Attack

By BosNewsLife Asia Service ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN ((BosNewsLife)-- Several Christians in Pakistan's Punjab province were recovering from their injuries Sunday, March 18,  after being attacked by an angry mob while building a church wall around an evangelical congregation, Christians said.

NEWS ALERT: Pakistan Military Police “Torture” Christian Family

By BosNewsLife Asia Service reporting from Pakistan picturepakistanISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- Pakistani authorities are investigating Pakistan Air Force (PAF) police for allegedly torturing a Christian family, including a teenager, who doctors say may remain crippled for the rest of her life, BosNewsLife established Friday, April 30.

Pakistan Pressured To Detain 36 Militants As PM Takes Office

By BosNewsLife Asia Service Nawaz-Sharif1154LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- As Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to power Wednesday, June 5, dozens of suspected Muslim militants were to learn whether their release on bail would be overturned, a Christian lawyer involved in the cases told BosNewsLife.

Pakistan Christian Army Officer Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

By Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan pakistan_army1BHAWALPUR, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A Pakistani Christian army officer was in jail Monday, September 7. after a military court sentenced him to life imprisonment for allegedly murdering his wife, despite claims from his family that he is innocent.

BREAKING NEWS: Shot Swedish Missionary Dies After Pakistan Attack

By BosNewsLife Asia Service with reporting by BosNewsLife correspondents in Pakistan and Stefan J. Bos at BosNewsLife News Center swedenLAHORE/STOCKHOLM (BosNewsLife)-- An elderly Swedish missionary who was shot by a gunman while doing Christian work in Pakistan has died from her wounds, her Swedish church confirmed Thursday, December 13.

Pakistan Christian Girl Raped By Muslim Extremists

Jawad Mazhar, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent reporting from Pakistan pakistan_christians-600_x_432SANGLA HILL, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- A 13-year old impoverished Christian girl in Pakistan's Punjab province was recovering Thursday, February 19, after she was gang raped at gun point by five Islamic extremists, her family told BosNewsLife.

BREAKING NEWS: Brother Assassinated Minister Flees Pakistan

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent paul-bhatti1ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- The elder brother of an assassinated Christian government minister has fled Pakistan and arrived in Italy after death threats from Islamic militants, a well-informed official told BosNewsLife Sunday, February 9.