Tag: Pastor Andrew Brunson

Turkish court rejects release appeal of US pastor

Originally published in Premier Christian News A Turkish court has rejected the release appeal made by the lawyer of a US pastor who is central to the diplomatic row between the US and Turkey. The court ruled that Pastor Andrew Brunson – who faces 35 years in prison for terror-related […]

Trump hits Turkish officials with sanctions over Pastor Brunson’s detainment

Originally published in CBN News President Donald Trump is following through on threats to sanction Turkey for the arrest and detention of American Pastor Andrew Brunson. “At the president’s direction, the Department of Treasury is sanctioning Turkey’s minister of justice and minister of interior, both of whom played leading roles […]