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Laos: In Prison for the Gospel

Authorities in Laos arrested two Hmong Christians seeking permission to share the Gospel message. One of the two men, Visay, spoke to VOM workers shortly after his release, while his friend remained in prison.  Visay is passionate about sharing his faith with others. In order

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LAOS: New Believers Pressured to Reconvert

Nine Christian families, a total of 38 people, have been fined 800,000 kip ($130) by village authorities – the apparent value of the village’s spirits. Authorities are also pressuring the families to sacrifice a pig to the spirits. If they do not pay the fine,

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LAOS: Ket and Boua Arrested for Christian Activities

Two Christians in Laos were detained in early August for sharing their Christian faith. ‘Ket’ was arrested for distributing Christian materials in his village. And when authorities learned that he received the materials from ‘Boua,’ a Christian woman living in another village, they arrested her

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LAOS: Pray for ‘Dee’ Living in Safe House

A teenage girl from Laos went home while on holiday from her high school to share her new Christian faith with her family, but was immediately rejected and disowned for becoming a believer. ‘Dee,’ 16, had once heard many negative things about the Christian faith,

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LAOS: Christian Leader Died After Imprisonment

A Christian leader, Mr Tiang, died on 20 September of complications from diabetes, which worsened while he was in prison in Laos. Mr Tiang was imprisoned in June 2014, along with four others, for “treating a person without an official license, causing her to die.”

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LAOS: Two Christians Arrested for “Spreading the Faith”

Two Christians in central Laos have been detained on charges of “spreading the faith.” Bountheung Phetsomphone, 43, and Neuy, 40, who are both married with three children each, are being held in jail in Khounkham in Khammouane province. They were arrested on 2 September during

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LAOS: Pray for Shua, Beaten and Robbed

Since accepting Christ three years ago, ‘Shua,’ a poor Khmu Christian, has been beaten many times. Most recently, someone in his rural village poisoned his two pigs, his only property of value. “All the people of his village hate him and the 20 other Christians

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