Tag: imprisoned

Pastor Andrew Brunson transferred to house arrest

Originally published in Christian Today An American pastor who has been detained in Turkey for nearly two years on terrorism charges, straining ties between Ankara and Washington, has been transferred from jail to house arrest, broadcaster CNN Turk said on Wednesday July 18 2018. The report came one week after […]

Pastor freed in Iran

Originally published in The Christian Telegraph After six years in prison, Pastor Behnam Irani has been released from Ghezel Hesar Prison, and is now free in Iran, Christian Telegraph reports according to ASSIST News Service. “I basically have very little details. He finished serving his sentence and was released. He […]

Christian church leader jailed in Chinese human rights crackdown

Originally published in The Guardian A prominent Christian church leader has become the latest to be jailed by Chinese courts during a week of activist trials and public confessions that have shocked international observers. Hu Shigen, a leader of an underground church movement, was found guilty of subversion, sentenced to […]