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He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, 

that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free,

and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come. LUKE 4:18-19

23 Aug RLPB 372. Algeria, Iran, Sudan: ‘Remember Those in Prison . . .’

'Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them'  (Hebrews 13:3a ESV)     ALGERIA: FIVE YEARS FOR 'BLASPHEMY'   In a ruling that has shocked Algerian churches and human rights groups, a judge has sentenced a Christian from Algeria's mountainous, north-eastern, largely Berber (non-Arab) Kabyle region to five years in prison...

08 Jul RLPB 365. Russia: Anti-Mission Measures Signed into Law

On Thursday 7 July Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed into law a controversial 'anti-terror' package which includes anti-mission measures that eviscerate religious freedom. [For detail see RLPB 364]   In signing the 'Yarovaya Law', President Putin has defied the advice of business leaders, church leaders, human rights advocates and even his own...