Ebrahim Firouzi RELEASED

Ebrahim Firouzi RELEASED

Update – October 2019 Ebrahim Firouzi was released from Rajaei Shahr prison on Oct. 26, 2019. He will now serve two years’ internal exile in the city of Sarbaz, on the border with Pakistan. The prison warden wanted to send Ebrahim directly to exile, but he...

Two Believers Falsely Imprisoned Released in Orissa, India

Released on Bail by India’s Supreme Court in May 2019. Bijay Kumar Sanseth, a Christian leader from the Baptist Church, was one of seven innocent Christians who were jailed for life in October 2013, for the murder of a Hindu swami in the Kandhamal district of Odisha...
Believers Imprisoned In India On False Charges

Believers Imprisoned In India On False Charges

Kandhamal Christians | India On August 23, 2008, as Hindus celebrated Janmashtami in the Kandhamal district of Odisha state, eastern India, their prominent leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati was shot dead. Hindu fundamentalists quickly blamed Swami’s murder on...

John Cao Update

On July 25, 2019, a court in Yunnan upheld Pastor John Cao’s seven-year sentence after a farce of an appeal process. The decision was handed down in a court surrounded by heavy police presence. Only Cao’s 83-year-old mother and her sister, along with their...
Tajikistan | Bakhrom Kholmatov Update

Tajikistan | Bakhrom Kholmatov Update

Bakhrom’s Kholmatov’s family say they are looking forward to Bakhrom’s expected release in April of 2020. The first two years were a struggle, his wife, Gulnora, said, but now that his release date is less than a year away, she feels like she is on...