Algeria: Historic church building returned to the EPA

Algeria: Historic church building returned to the EPA

Algerian Christians rejoice in the return of an appropriated church building in Mostaganem. They ask for continued prayer for the situation of the church in the country. The church building is one of several historically recognised places of worship taken over by...
Somaliland: Verdict scheduled for detained believers

Somaliland: Verdict scheduled for detained believers

A court in Hargeisa, Somaliland, will announce its verdict Saturday, 22 May, in the trial of  Mohamed and Hamdi, who are charged with “apostasy” and “spreading Christianity.”  Observers from various countries were present in court on 11 May at the fifth and final...
Algeria: Verdict awaited in bookshop trial

Algeria: Verdict awaited in bookshop trial

Christians in Algeria ask for continued prayer for Pastor Rachid Seighir, and his bookshop assistant Nouh Hamami, as they wait for a court verdict scheduled for 30 May. Pastor Rachid leads the Oran City church (L’Oratoire) and also owns a book and stationery shop,...
Saudi Arabia: Wife confined by family

Saudi Arabia: Wife confined by family

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. On 5 May his wife was contacted by her family and told her mother was ill after receiving a Covid-19 vaccination. ...
Iran: Christian converts charged under amended legislation

Iran: Christian converts charged under amended legislation

Iranian Christians request prayer for converts Amin Khaki, Milad Goodarzi and Alireza Nourmohammadi who have been charged with “propaganda that educates in a deviant way contrary to the holy religion of Islam.” On 5 May, summons were issued to Amin, Milad and Alireza,...