Sudan: Update on convert couple facing adultery charges

Sudan: Update on convert couple facing adultery charges

At a court hearing on 12 May,  a pastor explained that, according to Christian marriage laws, Hamouda and Nada, both converts to Christianity, remain married despite being forced to divorce in an Islamic court. The pastor was the sole witness heard. Hamouda and Nada...
Sudan: Update on convert couple facing adultery charges

Sudan: Convert couple facing adultery charges

A court hearing is scheduled for 12 May for Nada and Hamouda, both Muslim when they married in 2016. They have two children. Hamouda converted to Christianity in 2018. Nada’s family forced her to dissolve the marriage as apostasy was then a capital crime in...
Sudan: Update on convert couple facing adultery charges

Sudan: Pastor sentenced for “disturbing the peace”

At a 25 April court hearing, Pastor Estefanos of a church in Hajj Abdallah, Gezira State, was sentenced to one month in prison, effective immediately. He was sentenced under Article 69 of the Public Order Law for “disturbing public peace.” The sentence is...
Sudan: Update on convert couple facing adultery charges

Sudan: Church attack in Hajj Abdallah

On 10 April, a group of Islamic extremists (Shabab Al Hilla) attacked Christians praying in a church in Hajj Abdallah – Gezira. The group had previously attempted through local authorities to close the church. With the church continuing to meet, the group turned...
Christians and the Changes in Sudan

Christians and the Changes in Sudan

Christians in Sudan have asked for prayer for their country and for the challenges the Christian communities are facing. Leaders representing all Christian communities were invited to meet a committee within the Transitional Military Council (TMC), currently ruling...