A Dow | Vietnam

A Dow | Vietnam

A Dow | 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...
Andreas Sarno | Indonesia

Andreas Sarno | Indonesia

Andreas Sarno | Indonesia  On February 13, 2019, fellow retirees Andreas Sarno and Bintang Sirait were arrested on blasphemy charges after giving a Christian booklet to the operator of a coffee cart in a Muslim neighbourhood. The two men frequently went together to...
Bingtang Sirait | Indonesia 

Bingtang Sirait | Indonesia 

Bingtang Sirait | Indonesia  On February 13, 2019, fellow retirees Andreas Sarno and Bintang Sirait were arrested on blasphemy charges after giving a Christian booklet to the operator of a coffee cart in a Muslim neighborhood. The two men frequently went together to...
Pastor Meron Gebreselasie | Eritrea

Pastor Meron Gebreselasie | Eritrea

Pastor Meron Gebreselasie | Eritrea  Pastor Meron Gebreselasie was arrested on June 3, 2004. Meron, also known as Million, was the pastor of Massawa Rhema Evangelical Church in Massawa, a Red Sea port city. He was also an anaesthetist at Massawa Hospital. Meron was...
Pastor John Cao | China 

Pastor John Cao | China 

Pastor John Cao | China  On March 5, 2017, police arrested Cao San-Qiang (John Cao), a Chinese pastor known for his work among Myanmar’s poor. Authorities charged Pastor Cao with “organizing illegal crossings of national borders” and, one year later, sentenced him to...