Iran: Another Christian convert released 

Iran: Another Christian convert released 

Iranian Christians continue to rejoice after Fariba Dalir was released from Evin Prison on 18 October. This follows the release of Naser Navard Goltapeh the previous day. Fariba (52) was arrested along with five other Christians by agents of the Islamic Revolutionary...
Iran: Christian convert ​​​​​​​released from prison

Iran: Christian convert ​​​​​​​released from prison

Iranian Christians are rejoicing that Naser Navard Goltapeh was released from Evin Prison on 17 October after being pardoned  by the Supreme Leader, Ali Khamanei. The Iranian pastor was arrested along with three Azerbaijani Christians in June 2016. In June 2017, they...
Turkey: Plot to kill church leaders? 

Turkey: Plot to kill church leaders? 

Christians in Turkey are asking Turkish authorities to thoroughly investigate and act following recent claims that an ultra-nationalist was planning to kill Christian leaders in Malatya in 2015/ 2016. On 25 August, Tolgahan, a young man with ultra-nationalist...
Libya: Church about to be evicted

Libya: Church about to be evicted

The Union Church in Tripoli (UCT) has received an order to vacate their building by 27 September or be forcibly evicted. Christians in Libya request prayer for the UCT to find a new place of worship. With this eviction order, the UCT has lost use of the building where...
Libya: Convert sentenced to death for apostasy

Libya: Convert sentenced to death for apostasy

Libyan Christians urge us to pray for a convert to Christianity sentenced to death by an appeals court in a city in western Libya. The young man, who accepted Jesus about four years ago, was arrested by militias and detained several times during the past few years....
Sudan: Judge declines to let case proceed to court 

Sudan: Judge declines to let case proceed to court 

At a 30 August court hearing against four Christians in Darfur accused of apostasy, the judge referred the case back to the public prosecutor’s office. As MEC previously reported, the four men were arrested on 22 June following a raid on a Baptist church...