Iran: Christians preparing to appeal severe sentences

Iran: Christians preparing to appeal severe sentences

Iranian Christians request prayer for Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz, his wife Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh, Amin Afshar Naderi and Hadi Asgari as they prepare to appeal recent prison sentences. On 6 January, Shamiram was sentenced to five years imprisonment by Judge Ahmadzade...
Iran: Eight year prison sentence for Shiraz believers

Iran: Eight year prison sentence for Shiraz believers

Iranian Christians request renewed prayer for Eskandar Rezaei and Soroush Saraei who were each sentenced on 28 December 2017 to eight years in prison. Both Eskander and Soroush were charged with “acting against national security.” Soroush faced an...
Turkey: Imprisoned US pastor grateful for prayers

Turkey: Imprisoned US pastor grateful for prayers

Andrew Brunson, Pastor of Izmir Resurrection Church, was arrested on October 7, 2016 on claims of links to “armed terrorist organisations.” He remains in prison in Izmir despite US requests for his release. Andrew’s wife has released a note from Andrew thanking people...
Iran: Christians arrested in Karaj

Iran: Christians arrested in Karaj

Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christian converts from the self-styled “Church of Iran” who were arrested in their homes, in Karaj on 12th December 2017. Authorities went to the homes of Amin Khaki, Milad Goudarzi, Shahab Shahi and Alireza Nourmohamadi,...
Iran: Update on appeal hearing for Rasht Christians

Iran: Update on appeal hearing for Rasht Christians

Iranian Christians request prayer for four Christian converts who, following an appeal court hearing last Wednesday, 13th December 2017, are waiting for the court’s decision. Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh, and Saheb Fadaie are...