Algeria: Prison sentence suspended; Three churches ordered closed

On 6 June, Pastor Rachid Seighir and his bookshop assistant, Nouh Hamimi, on appeal received one-year suspended sentences on a faith-related charge and were fined. Christians in Algeria request continued prayer for both, thanking God that the earlier prison sentences...

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Iran: Pray for convert beginning prison sentence

Iran: Pray for convert beginning prison sentence

Iranian Christians request prayer for Christian convert Reza Zaeemi (40) from Karaj who turned himself in at Karaj Central Prison on 2 June to start serving a nine-month sentence. In November 2020, Reza was arrested by plainclothes security agents. He was blindfolded,...

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Somaliland: Christians awaiting verdict

Somaliland: Christians awaiting verdict

The verdict in the trial of  Mohamed and Hamdi, charged with “apostasy” and “spreading Christianity,” has still not been announced. The hearing, initially planned for 22 May, was postponed without clear reasons. Although a verdict is expected soon, a date has not been...

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Saudi Arabia: Court verdict expected soon

Saudi Arabia: Court verdict expected soon

Recently we asked for prayer for A., a Saudi convert to Christianity who has several court cases against him and is under pressure from his in-laws because of his conversion. The most recent hearing was 30 May, with the verdict expected on 3 June. The fear is he will...

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