IRAN: Concerns Over Christian Convert Missing Since his Arrest
  • 17 October 2019

Friends and family of Mohammad Salehi, a Christian convert in his early 30s, are very concerned as they have heard no news of him since his arrest in August. Mohammad was arrested at his home in Karaj on 25 August by agents of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard. It is very unusual that someone is detained […]

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UGANDA: Susan Ithungu Faces New Health Challenges
  • 26 September 2019

Susan Ithungu, who suffered permanent leg damage as a young girl after being locked in a small room for becoming a Christian, is now facing another health challenge. Susan came to know Christ in 2009. When her Muslim father discovered her conversion, he began to beat her and threatened to kill her. After trying for […]

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CHINA: Wang Yi Unable to Meet with Lawyer as Investigation Ends
  • 12 September 2019

Court agents informed the lawyer for imprisoned pastor, Wang Yi that the government’s investigation into the pastor has concluded – even though the pastor’s lawyers have not met with him since his arrest. Pastor Wang’s lead lawyer, Zhang Peihong, said he applied to visit his client on 17 July, but the receptionist at the Chengdu […]

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TAJIKISTAN: Bakhrom’s Family Anticipates his Release Next Year
  • 12 September 2019

Bakhrom’s Kholmatov’s family say they are looking forward to Bakhrom’s expected release in April of 2020. According to Bakhrom’s wife Gulnora, the first two years were a struggle, but now that his release date is less than a year away, she feels like she is nearing the end of a difficult season. Gulnora began to […]

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NIGERIA: Government Official Claims Leah Sharibu is Alive
  • 05 September 2019

A Nigerian government official has claimed that Leah Sharibu, a Christian teen kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2018, is still alive. This comes more than a month after a Christian aid worker, also kidnapped by Boko Haram, indicated that Sharibu had been killed by her Boko Haram captors. “Contrary to false reports, she [Leah] is […]

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