Iran: Update on appeal hearing for Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh

Iran: Update on appeal hearing for Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh

This morning (9 May) there was an appeal hearing for Assyrian Christian Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh, wife of pastor Victor Bet Tamraz. On 6 January, Shamiram was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by Judge Ahmadzade of Tehran Revolutionary Court for acting against...
Turkey: second hearing for Andrew Brunson

Turkey: second hearing for Andrew Brunson

Christians in Turkey request further prayer for Andrew Brunson following his second court hearing on 7 May. The court listened to the testimonies of witnesses, but three of the witnesses submitted by the defense were refused permission to testify on the grounds that...
Iran: Appeal hearing for Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh

Iran: Appeal hearing for Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh

Iranian Christians request prayer for an appeal hearing for Assyrian Christian Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh, wife of pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, on 9 May. On 6 January, Shamiram was sentenced to five years imprisonment by Judge Ahmadzade of Tehran Revolutionary Court for...
Turkey: Upcoming second hearing for Andrew Brunson

Turkey: Upcoming second hearing for Andrew Brunson

Christians in Turkey request further prayer for Andrew Brunson, the American pastor imprisoned in Turkey since October 2016, as he prepares for his next court hearing on 7 May. Andrew faces charges related to terrorism and espionage that could result in a total prison...
Iran: Appeal hearing for Christians with heavy sentences

Iran: Appeal hearing for Christians with heavy sentences

Iranian Christians are encouraged following an appeal hearing for Christian converts, Hadi Asgari and Amin Nader Afshari, and Assyrian pastor Victor Bet Tamraz. The first appeal hearing, which had been postponed, took place today (25 April). Two judges oversaw the...