Israel: Messianic believers being harassed 

Israel: Messianic believers being harassed 

The Gur Hasidim, strictly observant religious Jews, have been targeting Messianic believers in Arad, South Israel. Recently, graffiti was written on the pavement directly outside the home of Messianic believers, saying that “the mission” – their term for Messianic...
Iran: Christian convert starts 10-month prison sentence

Iran: Christian convert starts 10-month prison sentence

On 27 July Hamed Ashouri turned himself in to begin his prison sentence for “propaganda against the regime” at Karaj Central Prison. In a short video he made before going to prison Hamed said, “I’m thankful for the persecution and thank God that...
Libya: Church facing eviction

Libya: Church facing eviction

The Union Church of Tripoli requests prayer for a 26 July court hearing regarding possible eviction from their current premises. The hearing had been expected to be at the end of August.   Established by expatriate Christians in 1962, the Union Church is one of five...
Algeria: More churches sealed by government

Algeria: More churches sealed by government

On 7 July three churches in the  Oran area were sealed, bringing the number of sealed churches to 16. Christians in Algeria ask for prayer for the on-going campaign against the church that started in 2017. The three churches are the city church or Oran...
Somaliland: Verdict still awaited

Somaliland: Verdict still awaited

The verdict in the trial of  Mohamed and Hamdi, charged with “apostasy” and “spreading Christianity,” and several other defendants, has still not been announced. This despite the judge communicating several times that a decision could be expected soon. As previously...