Algeria: Pastor faces prison term

Algerian Christians request prayer for Pastor Rachid Seighir of a church in Oran, and a salesman who assists him in a book and stationery shop the pastor manages. Both were convicted in absentia on 27 February of “proselytising,” sentenced to two years in prison and...
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Iran: Ebrahim Firouzi released on bail

Iranian Christians request prayer for convert Ebrahim Firouzi, who has been conditionally released after 19 days in detention. On 8 February Ebrahim (34) appeared in court to respond to allegations of “propaganda against the Islamic Republic in favour of hostile... read more

Turkey: Court hearing for Pastor Michael

Prayer was requested for Pastor Michael Feulner of Yalova Lighthouse Church for a court hearing today contesting a security designation that would effectively ban him from the country. On 11 February Michael and his lawyer attended the hearing at the administrative... read more

Somaliland: Christians arrested for spreading Christianity

On 21 January, police in Hargeisa, Somaliland arrested Mohamed and Hamdi and their new born baby. The same day an Ethiopian woman, Aster, was taken into custody. Police searched Mohammed and Hamdi’s house the following day. Besides confiscating material belonging to... read more