SUDAN: ‘God holds the key to my cell’

 Czech aid worker Petr Jasek (pictured) has invested most of his life helping others. Right now he is in prison in Sudan for doing just that. As a Christian, Petr loves to read the Bible especially the letters that the Apostle Paul wrote from his prison cell. Now in a letter Petr wrote from his…

Czech Christian may face death sentence for act of compassion

A Czech Christian has joined three other believers in the dock in Khartoum facing a possible death sentence. Sudanese officials accuse Petr Jašek and three Sudanese men of funding rebel movements in areas such as South Kordofan and Darfur. In fact, all they have done is show compassion for a student from Darfur who was badly…

SUDAN: Church school seized in Sudan as teachers branded ‘rebels’

We take education for granted in the UK: it’s a right our children are entitled to and it’s even protected in law. We certainly don’t expect armed police to turn up one day, take over the school and detain the staff. But in Sudan things are different, especially if you’re Christian. On Monday last week,…

SUDAN: IMPRISONED PASTORS BRING MEN ON DEATH ROW TO CHRIST

Pastor Michael Yat and Pastor Peter Yen Reith, members of the South Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church, were arrested in Sudan at the end of 2014, but released in August 2015 after thousands of people like you prayed and spoke out on their behalf. We were able to speak to them about their experiences of persecution,…

Sudan: Pastor Re-Arrested Could Face Capital Crime Charges

Pastor Kuwa Shamal of the Sudan Church of Christ was re-arrested by the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Tuesday 24 May, Middle East Concern reports. He was first detained on 18 December and held for three days. He was then released but required to report to the NISS on a daily basis. In…

Sudan Releases One of Two Church Leaders Arrested in December

JUBA, South Sudan, May 10, 2016 Sudan has released one of two church leaders jailed since December, sources said. Telahoon Nogose Kassa, head of discipleship at the embattled Khartoum Bahri Evangelical Church, was released after Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) arrested him without charges on Dec. 13, 2015, according to church members. ‘Finally,…