Iran: Arrested Christians in Shiraz face court hearing

Iran: Arrested Christians in Shiraz face court hearing

Iranian Christians request renewed prayer for the upcoming hearing on 28th December 2017 for Eskandar Rezaei and Soroush Saraei. They were arrested last July, although they have been facing pressures since 2012. Eskandar was arrested on 6th July 2017 at his home in...
Iran: Christians arrested in Karaj

Iran: Christians arrested in Karaj

Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christian converts from the self-styled “Church of Iran” who were arrested in their homes, in Karaj on 12th December 2017. Authorities went to the homes of Amin Khaki, Milad Goudarzi, Shahab Shahi and Alireza Nourmohamadi,...
Iran: Update on appeal hearing for Rasht Christians

Iran: Update on appeal hearing for Rasht Christians

Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christian converts who, following an appeal court hearing last Wednesday, 13th December 2017, are waiting for the court’s decision. Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh, and Saheb Fadaie are...
Iran: Appeal hearing for sentenced Christians from Rasht

Iran: Appeal hearing for sentenced Christians from Rasht

Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christian converts who face an appeal court hearing on Wednesday 13th December 2017. A hearing had been scheduled for 4th October 2017 but was rescheduled by the judge. The lawyer for Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi,...
Turkey: Government promises to return appropriated church properties

Turkey: Government promises to return appropriated church properties

The Syriac community in Turkey is grateful for a pledge that church properties appropriated by the state will be returned to the community. On 22nd November 2017 deputy prime minister Hakan Cavusoglu, while speaking to the Anatolian News Agency, stated that the...
Algeria: Church and Bookshop Closed by Authorities

Algeria: Church and Bookshop Closed by Authorities

Christians in Algeria ask for prayer for a church in Ain Turk, which has been closed by police. On November 9, 2017, authorities sealed the hall, which was used for worship and a bookshop owned by a member of the church. Last month police raided the bookshop, accusing...