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But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 10:14

Persecution Update: Two Pastors Face Prosecution in Sudan

Written by Julia

Sudan remains one of the most difficult places in the world to be a Christian. Once again, two pastors face prosecution there on false charges.

Sudan frees one pastor, plans to prosecute two others 

Just weeks after releasing one pastor, Sudanese officials may prosecute two others for crimes that could carry the death penalty. One of the

Sudan remains one of the most difficult places in the world to be a Christian. Once again, two pastors face prosecution there on false charges.

Sudan frees one pastor, plans to prosecute two others 

Just weeks after releasing one pastor, Sudanese officials may prosecute two others for crimes that could carry the death penalty. One of the pastors has been detained illegally without charges since December. Officials rearrested another on May 24.

According to Middle East Concern, Sudanese Intelligence officials (NISS) arrested Pastor Kuwa Shamal of the Sudan Church of Christ (SCC) again this month. Officials first arrested Shamal and two other pastors in December. They detained him then for three days before releasing him. He still hasn’t been formally charged.

NISS also arrested Rev. Hassan Abduraheem Kodi Taour in December. He was imprisoned and denied family or legal visits until late May. His attorney, Mohaned Mustafa, told International Christian Concern (ICC) that despite a lack of official charges, he expects the government will try Taour for espionage and crimes against the state.

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Authors: Julia

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