Turkey: Banned Expatriate Christians appeal to European Court

Turkey: Banned Expatriate Christians appeal to European Court

Foreign Christians issued with security designations by the Turkish Interior Ministry request prayer as they submit applications to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). In recent years, Turkish Authorities have designated approximately 75 expatriate Christians...
Libya: hearing to evacuate church building postponed

Libya: hearing to evacuate church building postponed

On 26 July a court hearing regarding the building used by the Union Church of Tripoli was adjourned until 23 August. Christians in Libya request continued prayer as an order of eviction from the current premises seems immanent. The Landlord  has indicated interest...
Algeria: Campaign against Algerian church continues

Algeria: Campaign against Algerian church continues

Algerian Christians request prayer for the continued campaign by the authorities to close churches. On Sunday, 18 August, the churches in Akbou and Ighzer Amokrane were visited by police who informed them their buildings will be sealed in 10 days. These closures will...
Iraq: intimidation of Nineveh Plain Christians

Iraq: intimidation of Nineveh Plain Christians

Iraqi Christians asked us to pray for the town of Bartella, a predominantly Christian town in the Nineveh Plains, east of Mosul, where Christian communities are facing growing intimidation and threats from ethnically Shabak militias. Bartella was among the towns from...