SUDAN: Christians See the Light After Years of Oppression
  • 26 March 2020

Sudan, a place that’s seen genocide, war, and persecution for as long as some can remember is finally coming out of the dark. The nation’s new transitional government is making real reforms that allow the Sudanese people to live and worship more freely. On a recent trip to Sudan, American observers witnessed something that hasn’t […]

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SUDAN: Churches Attacked Twice in Three Weeks
  • 30 January 2020

Temporary worship structures in south-eastern Sudan were destroyed by fire on 16 January, three weeks after the buildings they had replaced were burned down. The news comes amid criticism from local human rights defenders of the decision by the United States State Department to remove Sudan from its list of Countries of Particular Concern. Reports […]

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SUDAN: Church Property Ownership Results in Criminal Charges
  • 31 October 2019

Eight church leaders are facing criminal charges over a law that puts all church properties under the control of the government. These eight leaders of the Sudanese Church of Christ (SCOC) — including its president, Ayouba Telyan — were arrested in August 2017 after refusing to turn over control of their church’s property to a […]

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SUDAN: Apostasy in Darfur
  • 01 November 2018

On the afternoon of Wednesday 10 October officers from Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) arrested 13 Christians who had gathered for fellowship in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur State. Ten of the believers were from Darfur and three from South Kordofan; they belong to four different house churches; all are converts from […]

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SUDAN: Believers Charged for Protesting Takeover
  • 24 April 2018

In April 2017, a group of Christians had gathered to prevent the confiscation and sale of a church-owned school in Omdurman. The three-day protest ended when police arrested several men. Soon afterwards, an armed mob attacked the women remaining at the scene. Several men rushed to aid these women, and in the mayhem, a church […]

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