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...
Mahrokh Roksare Kanbari | Iran

Mahrokh Roksare Kanbari | Iran

Mahrokh Roksare | Iran Source: PrisonerAlert Shortly before Christmas in December 2018, three Iranian intelligence agents raided the home of Mahrokh Roksare Kanbari, 65, in the city of Karaj. The agents confiscated cell phones, Bibles and Christian materials. Mahrokh...
Pastor Wang Li | China

Pastor Wang Li | China

Pastor Wang Yi | China Pastor Wang Yi is the influential leader of Early Rain Covenant Church in the city of Chengdu, Sichuan province – one of the best-known house churches in China. He and his wife, Jiang Rong, were detained in December 2018 and charged with...
Fatemeh (Aylar) Bakhteri | Iran

Fatemeh (Aylar) Bakhteri | Iran

Fatemeh (Aylar) Bakhteri | Iran Source: PrisonerAlert Christian convert Fatemeh Bakhteri, was arrested in May 2017, along with another member of the Iranian Church. Her charges were appealed, but May 18, 2019 they were upheld and her sentence was made known. The judge...