Time is running out for innocent American Pastor Andrew Brunson, whose second trial day resumed in Turkey on May 7.
One of our international efforts on Pastor Andrew’s behalf involved the U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. We requested that they investigate Pastor Andrew’s case. After our direct request, updates, and provision of the indictment, the Working Group notified us that they have indeed taken Pastor Andrew’s case, and sent a letter prior to Pastor Andrew’s first trial date to the Turkish government requesting that it refute the allegations that Pastor Andrew’s detention is arbitrary.
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New legislation pending in Bulgaria would significantly restrict religious freedom and impair the free exercise of Christians in the former communist nation. Bulgaria’s three main political parties sponsored a parliamentarian bill amending the Religion Denominations Act of the country. The bill,
In our continuing efforts to combat genocide, this week through our international affiliate with consultative status at the U.N., the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), we sent a letter to the U.N. Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng. In our letter, we informed him...
For one Christian pastor, Thanksgiving was spent in a Chinese prison cell, separated from his wife and children in America. Pastor John Cao – a lawful U.S. permanent resident – has faithfully served the people of China and Southeast Asia for decades, conducting humanitarian efforts and building...
On March 5, 2017, Pastor John (Sanqiang) Cao, a 59-year-old Christian pastor and humanitarian worker, was arrested and thrown into prison by Chinese security agents in Yunnan province, China, as China continues its crackdown on Christians . Pastor John is a U.S. permanent resident from Greensboro,