URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Afghanistan Releases Christian Convert Facing Execution

>Said Musa outside Afghanistan >Christian convert Shoib Assadullah remains jailed >Dutch government lobbied for release By BosNewsLife News Center KABUL/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- An Afghan man who faced the death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity has been released, a well-informed Christian aid and advocacy group confirmed Thursday, February 24.

NEWS ALERT: Netherlands’ Town Urk Bans Evangelism Campaign

By BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos URK, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)–- A Dutch town known for its traditional churches and fishing community has forbidden an evangelism tent campaign, a move Christian Democrats say further threatens freedom of religion in the Netherlands.

Dutch MPs Cancel Egypt Trip Over “Ethnic Cleansing” Row

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM/CAIRO (BosNewsLife)-- A visit to Egypt by the Dutch parliament's foreign affairs committee has been canceled because lawmaker Raymond de Roon from anti-Islam Freedom Party (PVV) was refused a visa after accusing Cairo of "the ethnic cleansing" of minority Christians.

NEWS ALERT: Europe Urged To Halt Death Sentence Of Iranian Pastor

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent, BosNewsLife BRUSSELS/TEHRAN (BosNewsLife) -– A Christian member of the European Parliament urged the European Union's executive body, the European Commission, on Wednesday, December 1, to prevent the death sentence of Iranian house church leader Yousef Nadarkhani.

Growing Intolerance Towards Dutch Christians, Poll Shows

By BosNewsLife Senior Special Correspondents Johan Th. Bos and Eric Leijenaar reporting from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- There is growing opposition towards devoted Christians in the Netherlands, according to a poll published by a leading Dutch evangelical newspaper.

American Christian Convert Flees Netherlands Amid Death Threats

By Eric Leijenaar, BosNewslife Senior Special Corresondent reporting from the Netherlands
verysmallpictureAMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A wellknown American scholar who converted from Islam to Christianity has interupted his tour in the Netherlands because of death threats, an organiser said Wednesday, April 22.

NEWS WATCH: Dutch Government Collapses Over Afghanistan Mission

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from Amsterdam, Netherlands Persco 22 janAMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- The Dutch coalition government has collapsed amid a political row over whether to extend the country's military mission in Afghanistan. Christian Democratic Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende was due to submit his government's resignation to Queen Beatrix later Saturday, leaving the future of its 1,600 soldiers stationed there uncertain.

NEWS WATCH: Nine Killed, Dozens Injured In Netherlands’ Plane Crash; Turkish Airlines ‘Unsafe’

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with reporting from Amsterdam ap-turkish-airliner-crash-netherlands-190eng25feb09AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife) -- A Turkish Airlines passenger plane with 135 people aboard crashed into a field in light fog while trying to land at Amsterdam's main airport Wednesday, February 25, killing nine people and injuring more than 50, an area official said.

EU Legislators Urge Pakistan To Halt Execution Of Christian Woman

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BosNewsLife)-- European legislators have visited Pakistan amid concerns that Christian Asia Bibi, a married mother of five, may become the first woman to be executed by the State on controversial charges of 'blasphemy against Islam.'

BREAKING NEWS: Dutch Queen Beatrix Abdicating; Son Becomes King (News Watch)

By BosNewsLife News Center imagesTHE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands announced Monday she is abdicating in favor of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander.

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