Algeria: Christian faces five-year prison term

Algeria: Christian faces five-year prison term

Algerian Christians request prayer for Hamid, a convert from Islam, convicted of blasphemy after losing an appeal. Hamid (43), married with four children (ages 6, 4, 3 years and five-months-old), has known Jesus since 2001. In 2018 he shared a caricature of the...
Algeria: Appeals to be heard soon

Algeria: Appeals to be heard soon

Christians in Algeria request prayer for three believers from the Oran area, who face appeal hearings soon. The first, Hamid Soudad (43), was sentenced to two years in prison and fined for blasphemy on 21 January. In 2018 he had shared a caricature of the Prophet of...
Algeria: Pastor faces prison term

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...
Algeria: Christian Convicted of  Blasphemy

Algeria: Christian Convicted of Blasphemy

Algerian Christians request prayer for a believer from a Muslim background convicted of blasphemy. On 21 January a court in Erzwe – Oran, sentenced him to five-years imprisonment. The Christian (43) is married with four children (ages 6, 4, 3 years and...
Algeria: Prayer requested for closed churches

Algeria: Prayer requested for closed churches

Christians in Algeria request prayer that the government will cease discrimination in the reopening places of worship closed due to COVID19. All worship and entertainment places have been closed since mid March. In early August, it was decided to reopen places of...