Ksor Ruk |  Vietnam

Ksor Ruk | Vietnam

Ksor Ruk | Vietnam On March 15, 2019, Ksor Ruk, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by the People’s Court of Gia Lai Province. Ksor was accused of being allegedly involved with FULRO, an exiled group in America, and charged with ‘undermining the...
Apostol Marcos Antonio Perdomo Silva | Cuba

Apostol Marcos Antonio Perdomo Silva | Cuba

Apostol Marcos Antonio Perdomo Silva | Cuba Apostol Marcos is a pastor from the Apostolic Movement whose church was destroyed in 2014. Since then, he has had his house taken from him, turning him into a tenant. He has been imprisoned, his family has been abused, and...
Liang Qin | China

Liang Qin | China

Liang Qin | China In 2017, Liang Qin was sentenced to 10 years in prison on false charges of ‘cult activity’. Liang Qin was accused of being linked to the Three Grades of Servants, an organization Chinese officials view as a dangerous cult. During a 2016...
Ju Dianhong | China

Ju Dianhong | China

Ju Dianhong | China In 2017, Ju Dianhong was sentenced to 13 years in prison on false charges of ‘cult activity’. Ju Dianhong was accused of being linked to the Three Grades of Servants, an organisation Chinese officials view as a dangerous cult. During a...
Hossein Kadivar | Iran

Hossein Kadivar | Iran

Hossein Kadivar | Iran Source: Prisoner Alert Christian converts Hossein Kadivar and Khalil Dehghanpour were detained while attending a house church on Jan.29.2019, in the northern city of Rasht. Six other Christians from the same church were arrested during the same...
Khalil Dehghanpour | Iran

Khalil Dehghanpour | Iran

Khalil Dehghanpour | Iran Christian converts Khalil Dehghanpour and Hossein Kadivar were detained while attending a house church on Jan 29, 2019, in the northern city of Rasht. Six other Christians from the same church were arrested during the same time period. At a...
Yasser Mosayebzadeh| Iran

Yasser Mosayebzadeh| Iran

Yasser Mosayebzadeh| Iran Yousef Nadarkhani and three of his church members, Saheb (Zaman) Fadaee, Mohammad Ali (Yasser) Mosayebzadeh and Mohammad Reza Omidi, are serving 10-year prison sentences on charges of “acting against national security” and...
Saheb (Zaman) Fadaee | Iran

Saheb (Zaman) Fadaee | Iran

Saheb (Zaman) Fadaee | Iran Source: Prisoner Alert Yousef Nadarkhani and three of his church members, Saheb (Zaman) Fadaee, Mohammad Ali (Yasser) Mosayebzadeh and Mohammad Reza Omidi, are serving 10-year prison sentences on charges of “acting against national...
Mussie Eyob | Eritrea – RELEASED!

Mussie Eyob | Eritrea – RELEASED!

Mussie Eyob | Eritrea Mussie Eyob became a Christian in 2008. In 2011, while living in Saudi Arabia, he visited a local mosque in an area of Jeddah known as Haya Roda, to meet and talk with attendants there about Christianity. On February 12, he was arrested for...
A Dao | Vietnam – RELEASED!

A Dao | Vietnam – RELEASED!

A Dao | Vietnam  A Dao (38) is a Pastor of the Montagnard Evangelical Church of Christ. He advocated for religious freedom for his fellow church members in the Central Highlands and elsewhere. Pastor Dao was arrested in August 2016 under Article 275, and charged with...
Yousef Nadarkhani | Iran

Yousef Nadarkhani | Iran

Yousef Nadarkhani | Iran Yousef Nadarkhani and three of his church members, Saheb (Zaman) Fadee, Mohammad Ali (Yasser) Mosayebzadeh and Mohammad Reza Omidi, are serving 10-year prison sentences on charges of “acting against national security” and...
Twen Theodoros | Eritrea RELEASED!

Twen Theodoros | Eritrea RELEASED!

Twen | Eritrea Those who have read the story of Eritrean gospel singer Helen Berhane in her book, Song of the Nightingale, will be familiar with Helen’s fellow prisoner and close friend, “Esther”. Esther’s real name is Twen, and she was imprisoned in the same shipping...
Kamal Naamanian | Iran

Kamal Naamanian | Iran

Kamal Naamanian | Iran Christian converts Kamal Naamanian and Mohammad Vafadar were arrested along with Shahrooz Eslamdous on Feb. 15, in a house church meeting in Rasht. Six other Christians from the same church were arrested during the same time period. At a court...
Shahrooz Eslamdous | Iran

Shahrooz Eslamdous | Iran

Shahrooz Eslamdous | Iran Convert to Christianity Shahrooz Eslamdous was arrested along with Kamal Naamanian and Mohammad Vafadar in a house church meeting in Rasht on Feb. 15, 2019. Abdolreza (Matthias) Haghnejad, Khalil Dehkanpour, Hossein (Elisha) Kadivar, Babak...
Mohammad Vafadar | Iran

Mohammad Vafadar | Iran

Mohammad Vafadar | Iran Mohammad Vafadar and Kamal Naamanian – converts to Christianity – were arrested along with Shahrooz Eslamdous on Feb. 15, in a house church meeting in Rasht. Six other Christians from the same church were arrested during the same...
Abdolreza (Matthias) Haghnejad | Iran

Abdolreza (Matthias) Haghnejad | Iran

Abdolreza (Matthias) Haghnejad | Iran Convert to Christianity Abdolreza (Matthias) Haghnejad was arrested on Feb. 10, 2019 when agents of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard raided the house church gathering in Rasht where Pastor Matthias was ministering. The agents...
Babak Hosseinzadeh  | Iran

Babak Hosseinzadeh | Iran

Babak Hosseinzadeh | Iran Babak Hosseinzadeh and Mehdi Khatibi, both converts to Christianity, were arrested at two separate house churches on Feb. 23, 2019. Kamal Naamanian, Mohammed Vafadar, Akhlaghi, Khalil Dehkanpour, Hossein (Elisha) Kadivar, Abdolreza (Matthias)...
Mehdi Khatibi | Iran

Mehdi Khatibi | Iran

Mehdi Khatibi | Iran Mehdi Khatibi and Babak Hosseinzadeh, both converts to Christianity, were arrested at two separate house churches on Feb. 23, 2019. Kamal Naamanian, Mohammed Vafadar, Behnam Akhlaghi, Khalil Dehkanpour, Hossein (Elisha) Kadivar, Abdolreza...
Behnam Akhlaghi | Iran

Behnam Akhlaghi | Iran

Behnam Akhlaghi | Iran Convert to Christianity Behnam Akhlaghi was summoned to the offices of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Feb. 23, 2019 as his colleagues Mehdi Khatibi and Babak Hosseinzadeh were being arrested at two different house churches. Colleagues Kamal...
Zhang Wen Shi | North Korea

Zhang Wen Shi | North Korea

Zhang Wen Shi | North Korea Zhang Wen Shi, also known by his Korean name and title as Deacon Jang, is an ethnically Korean Chinese citizen who lived in Changbai, China, a town on the border between China and North Korea. He worked alongside Korean-Chinese pastor...