KAZAKHSTAN: Three Pastors Sentenced
  • 28 November 2019

Three self-exiled pastors have been sentenced to terms up to five years for leading the New Life Pentecostal Church in the city of Almaty. The sentences were announced on 1 November, when the court rejected their latest appeal. The founding pastor, Maxim Maximov, faces five years in prison, while his wife Larisa, and ministry colleague […]

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IRAN: Ebrahim Firouzi Released from Prison
  • 31 October 2019

Ebrahim Firouzi was released from Rajaei Shahr prison on 26 October. He will now serve two years’ internal exile in the city of Sarbaz, near the border with Pakistan. The prison warden wanted to send Ebrahim directly to exile, but he was allowed temporary release to sort out personal affairs, including retrieving personal documents still […]

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