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The wife of Uyghur Christian Alimujiang Yimiti reports that her husband, who is being held in a prison in China, has lost a lot of weight since her last visit to the prison and that he looks pale. However, she said he is still doing well spiritually.

She asks that we continue to pray for Alimujiang’s strength to overcome the difficulties he faces in prison, such as unkind guards. Gulinuer and her two children are allowed to visit Alimujiang for only 15 minutes every three months.

The couple’s oldest son, who is 15, is sad and discouraged about his father’s continued imprisonment, and their 8-year-old son misses his dad and remains anxious for his return.

Alimujiang was arrested in 2008 and sentenced to 15 years for “illegally providing state secrets to foreign nationals.”

Source: Voice of the Martyrs USA

Prayer Points

  • Thank the Lord for encouraging Alimujiang in his faith; please echo Gulinuer’s prayers for her husband that he will be granted strength to overcome difficulties in prison.
  • Pray Alimujiang will be used by God as a light and witness for the Gospel, for the guards and other prisoners; pray Alimujiang will be encourgaged as he sees the Lord’s hand at work.
  • Pray the Lord will comfort and minister to Gulinuer and her two boys, pray the boys will not despair but learn to follow the example of their parents and trust in the Lord.

While praying for this family, please also consider sending Alimujiang a letter to build him up in his faith. Click here to visit our Prisoner Profiles page.