Pray for Rasoul Abdollahi, Released from Prison


Rasoul Abdollahi was pardoned and released from prison in Karaj, Iran, on Feb. 18 after spending more than a year in detention on charges related to his Christian ministry. Rasoul was arrested on Dec. 26, 2010, and held in a detention center for more than two months before being released on bail. He later was tried in court and sentenced to three years in prison for his Christian activities. He began serving his sentence on Dec. 2, 2013, at Evin prison in Tehran and was moved in October 2014 to the brutal Rajaei-Shahri prison in Karaj.

  • Pray for Five Christian Leaders Jailed for Praying for Sick Woman

    Five Christian leaders in Laos were sentenced to jail and fined on Feb. 2 after a Christian woman they had prayed for died of an illness.

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  • Pray for Two South Sudanese Pastors Imprisoned in Sudan
    South Sudan

    Two pastors from South Sudan, Pastor Yat Michael and Pastor Peter Yen, have been detained for over a month in undisclosed locations in Sudan without formal charges.

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  • Pray for "Daniel," Treated for Mental Illness After Turning to Christ

    When "Daniel" came to faith in Christ several months ago, his Muslim family could not accept the change.

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  • Pray for Humara, Whose Mother Was Murdered

    Humara's mother, a Christian, was kidnapped and murdered while visiting relatives in another city.

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  • Pray for "Waleed," Iraqi Refugee and Recent Christian Convert

    "Waleed" fled his home in Iraq after Muslim fanatics threatened to kill him for questioning the Quran.

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  • Pray for Families of 21 Egyptian Christians Killed by IS

    Twenty-one Egyptian Coptic Christians who had been living and working in Libya have been executed by members of the Islamic State.

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  • Pray for Christians Whose Village Was Burned by Islamists

    Islamic extremists attacked the village of Nunkwo, in northern Nigeria's Taraba state, on Jan. 28, killing 23 people and injuring another 18.

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  • Pray for Pastor's Son, Detained in a Military Prison

    "We know this is a form of persecution from the government, to hurt this young man because he is the son of a pastor," a VOM contact said.

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  • Pray for Families of Two Christians Killed in a Buddhist Village

    Two young women were attacked and killed on Jan. 19, 2015, because of their Christian work in a Buddhist village.

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  • Pray for Grieving Family That Fled Islamic Extremism in Mosul

    Mohammad; his wife, Sara; and their two children were forced to flee their home in Mosul when the city was overrun by Islamic extremists.

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  • Pray for Naigaga Saidha, Beaten and Disowned for Becoming a Christian

    A teenage girl, Naigaga Saidha, was beaten and disowned by her Muslim family after she confessed her faith in Christ during an evangelism event in the remote village of Bwite.

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