Tag archive for ‘Christian jailed’
By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 20th, 2014

Kenneth Bae, American prisoner in North Korea, asks US government to help to get released

An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the US government to do its best to secure his release. Kenneth Bae speaking to press, More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Dennis Rodman explodes when asked about the imprisonment of Kenneth Bae VIDEO

CNN’s Chris Cuomo had an opportunity to talk with Dennis Rodman and the players in North Korea and used the chance to ask if the Kenneth Bae case would be addressed or brought up. “Are you going to take an opportunity, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 6th, 2014
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Asia Bibi pens a letter to Pope Francis I from Pakistani prison

The Pakistani woman jailed in Pakistan, charged with blasphemy, has written a letter to Pope Francis I. According to an article in the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines News Service (CBCP News), Asia More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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China jailing Christians, pastor’s daughter, calling it an ‘evil cult to obstruct the law”

The Chinese have ramped up persecution against the Christian church over the last several days. Zhang Shanshan, daughter of jailed Pastor Zhang Shaojie, who has been detained since Nov. 16, is now missing and presumed More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Christian Pastor Farhad Sabok-Rouh suddenly freed from Iranian prison, no word on 3 others

Pastor Farhad Sabok-Rouh was freed from the Karoon Prison in Iran earlier this month, says Farsi Christian News Network (FCNN) in a new article. Pastor Farhad Sabokrouh (right) was released on Dec. 4, 2013 along More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 16th, 2013

Pakistani Christian Adnan Masih Prince faces life in prison or death penalty for blasphemy after writing in a book

A Christian held in a Pakistani prison has detailed his case to World Watch Monitor, explaining the events surrounding his arrest and current detention. Adnan Prince, aka Adnan Masih, is in jail, convicted of blasphemy More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, December 13th, 2013

Naghmeh Abedini testifies before Congress, ‘bring Saeed home’ and her kids ‘want Daddy home’

Pastor Saeed Abedini’s wife, Naghmeh, testified before Congress Thursday calling for Congress to make the release of Saeed a priority. Saeed has been detained and jailed for over a year, beaten and tortured, and More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Donald Trump meets with Naghmeh Abedini, criticizes Obama administration for Saeed Abedini deal not being done

The real estate mogul Donald Trump met with the wife of the American pastor jailed in Iran on Tuesday and then attacked the Obama administration for not working out a deal to have Saeed Abedini freed. Pastor Saeed More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, December 6th, 2013
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Satellite image reveals North Korea’s prison camps, 100K adults and kids in ‘horrific conditions’

International human rights group Amnesty International has released a press announcement highlighting satellite images exposing the prison camps in North Korea. The report suggests that hundreds of thousands of More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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White House calls for release of Kenneth Bae, missionary serving 15 years hard labor in North Korea

Officials in the Obama administration are urging North Korean officials to release an American missionary who has been sentenced to fifteen years of hard labor in the communist country. Kenneth Bae American Incarcerated More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
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Islamic terrorists in Nigeria, Boko Haram, tell women ‘convert or die’

Kidnapping and threatening the women of Nigeria is standard operating procedure for the terrorist group Boko Haram. Photo/wikimedia A Nov. 19 Fox News article details the struggles of 19-year-old who escaped their More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, November 10th, 2013

Mostafa Bordbar, Iranian Christian released from jail following appeal, Abdolfattah Soltani now missing

An Iranian Christian has been released from prison after winning an appeal hearing for a 10-year prison sentenced issue back in July. Mostafa Bordbar has been released after three months in Evin Prison on charges More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Ted Cruz calls on Obama administration to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian prison

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is urging President Obama to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran. This is an increasingly sensitive situation because Abedini was recently moved to a prison More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Christians jailed in Iran beaten for drinking wine during communion

A court in Iran has sentenced four Christian men to 80 lashes each for drinking wine during a communion ceremony, a Christian advocacy group and international news sites report. The sentencing coincides with a government More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 7th, 2013
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Nasim, jailed Christian in women’s wing of Evin Prison in Iran sent to hospital, battling heart problems

Reports from Iran are that jailed Christian Maryam Naghash-Zargaran, known as Nasim, is battling heart disease and is headed to the hospital. According to Mohabat News, Nasim was transferred to Modares hospital to More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Naghmeh Abedini says Pastor Saeed has led ‘over 30’ to Christ while in Iranian prison

The wife of the American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his Christian faith says her husband remains bold in Jesus Christ while in prison. Saeed Abedini‘s wife, Naghmeh, recently spoke to students at Liberty More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Campaign begins to free Saeed Abedini from Iranian prison as he reaches out to President

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has launched the largest campaign in its history with aims of sending thousands of letters each week to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, petitioning for U.S. Pastor More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 26th, 2013

Pastor Saeed Abedini loses appeal case, 8-year sentence in Iranian jail stands

A Tehran appeals court upheld an eight-year prison sentence against an American-Iranian pastor jailed for his role in establishing underground churches in Iran, his lawyer told ISNA news agency Monday. Pastor Saeed More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Pastor Saeed Abedini jailed for 365 days, prayer vigils being organized for September

Worldwide cries for the release of the American pastor jailed Iran has gotten louder with the one year anniversary of his imprisonment. July 28 marks the 365th day Saeed Abedini has endured physical abuse, embarrassment More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

Naghmeh Abedini, wife of jailed pastor Saeed Abedini, to speak before UN to call for urge Iran to release prisoners

The wife of American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is in an Iranian prison because of his Christian faith, will speak at the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday to seek member states’ action on behalf of her husband, More...

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