Zhang Shaojie Transferred – Jan. 2021

Zhang Shaojie was transferred to another prison in January 2021. According to an official letter received by his sister, Zhang Shaojie will spend the next two months in “concentrated education” at the Zhengzhou City prison. After the initial two-month period,...
John Cao | A visit from his mother

John Cao | A visit from his mother

A Visit from His Mother – August 2020 Pastor John Cao was able to meet with his mother a few days ago. Because of the pandemic, his mother was only able to see him via video link, but she said John looks fine. He told her he prays daily for his brothers and...
Mussie Eyob | Eritrea Released!

Mussie Eyob | Eritrea Released!

According to a recent report from Church in Chains, at least 83 Christians have been released since late January (2021), including Mussie Eyob. Some of those released had been held in captivity for more than ten years, often under horrific conditions. Mussie has been...
Pastor A Dao Released

Pastor A Dao Released

Pastor A Dao, who is the leader of the Montagnard Evangelical Church of Christ, has been released from prison after serving four years of his five-year prison sentence. He advocated for religious freedom for his fellow church members in the Central Highlands and...
Release Due to COVID-19 Becomes Permanent

Release Due to COVID-19 Becomes Permanent

Mahrokh Roksare Kanbari was released temporarily on March 2 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, having provided security of 30 million tomans ($2,000). On April 2, prison authorities informed Mahrokh that she was no longer required to return to prison. It is expected that...
Imran Ghafur Released!

Imran Ghafur Released!

The Lahore High Court has acquitted Imran Ghafur Masih, a Christian sentenced to life in prison under Pakistan’s blasphemy laws. According to Imran’s family they have moved into hiding following the acquittal due to potential threats from extremists. On 15...