Iran: court hearing postponed for pastor’s wife

Iran: court hearing postponed for pastor’s wife

Iranian Christians request prayer for Shamiram Isavi Khabizeh, the wife of Pastor Victor Bet Tamraz (pictured), whose court hearing has been postponed by three weeks. Shamiram was called to attend a hearing on 31st July in Tehran at Branch 26 of the Islamic...
Iran: Christian woman released from prison

Iran: Christian woman released from prison

Iranian Christians give thanks to God for the release from prison yesterday (1st August) of Maryam Naghash Zargaran. A convert from Islam, Maryam has served a four-year sentence in the women’s ward of Evin Prison in Tehran. She was imprisoned on 15th July 2013...
Iran: update on imprisoned Christians

Iran: update on imprisoned Christians

Iranian Christians praise the Lord for Amin Afshar Naderi’s release from prison on bail on 25th July. They request further prayer for his health following a 21-day hunger strike, and for the appeal process for him and the two believers sentenced with him. Following a...
Iranian Christian on hunger strike

Iranian Christian on hunger strike

The Iranian Christian prisoner Ebrahim Firouzi (pictured) has gone on hunger strike to protest against long prison sentences given to Christians in Iran. In recent weeks 11 Christians, including 2 church pastors, have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms of 10 years...
Turkey: update on Malatya murder trial

Turkey: update on Malatya murder trial

Christians in Turkey request prayer for the review of sentences handed down last year in the trial related to the killing of three Christians in Malatya in 2007. On Tuesday 18th July a court in Gaziantep reviewed the prison sentences handed down on 28th September...