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02 Aug RLPB 417. Vietnam: High Cost of Defending Religious Freedom

Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin | RLPB 417 | Wed 02 Aug 2017   VIETNAM: HIGH COST OF DEFENDING RELIGIOUS LIBERTY plus update on Iranian prisoner Amin Afshar-Naderi   by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   Arrested in April 2011, Lutheran pastor, evangelist and religious liberty advocate Nguyen Cong Chinh was sentenced in June 2012 to 11 years...

12 Jul RLPB 414. Iran: massive jail terms for many believers

by Elizabeth Kendal CFF Director of Advocacy   ----------------------   BACKGROUND: For background to this Religious Liberty Prayer Bulletin (RLPB), please see RLPB 408 (24 May 2017). This warned that the 19 May re-election of President Rouhani (against the express wishes of Ayatollah Khamenei and the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps), as well as US President Trump’s hostile 21...

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...