Lao believer dies after denied meds in prison

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A Laotian Christian who was jailed after praying for a convert to Christ has recently died from complications after he was denied medicine while imprisoned for nine months.

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Three Laos Pastors Released From Prison; Men Held For Spreading Christianity

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Three Lao Christian pastors who were detained in southern Laos in February on charges of "spreading the Christian religion" have been released, Christian rights activists confirmed.

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Lao Police Arrest Pastors for copying Christian CDs

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Savannakhet province police arrested and detained three Christian pastors for evangelizing after they made copies of a Christian CD in a local shop in the Phin district market.

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Laos Frees 4 Lao, Thai Christians Jailed For Bible Study

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Lao authorities have released four Christians, including two Thai citizens, who were detained in June after being caught explaining the Bible to at least one Lao man, rights activists confirmed.

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Laos Detains Thai, Lao Christians for Bible Study

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Lao authorities have jailed four Christians, including two Thai citizens, in northern Laos after they were caught explaining the Bible to at least one Lao man, their supporters told Worthy News.

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Laos Detains Pastor For Spreading Christianity

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Police in northern Laos have detained a pastor "for attracting people to the Christian faith" as part of a wider crackdown on evangelism in the region, a representative told Worthy News Saturday, June 9.

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Crackdown on Churches "Spreading" in Southern Laos

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A government crackdown on churches in southern Laos is spreading to a new district with the brief detention of two "prominent pastors" for alleged unauthorized worship and their involvement in evangelism and an order take down crosses, representatives told Worthy News.

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Lao Christians 'Reclaim' Confiscated Church Buildings

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Members of three evangelical churches in southern Laos began reclaiming their church buildings confiscated by Lao authorities in a daring move to worship during Palm Sunday, the countdown to Easter, a representative told Worthy News.

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Laos Detains Christians Over Worship Service

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Lao authorities have detained five Christians who attended a Christian worship service Sunday, March 25, in southern Laos amid a crackdown on Christianity in the region, representatives told Worthy News.

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Report: Laos Christian Facing Ultimatum To Recant Faith

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The only known Christian in a rural district of northern Laos was under pressure to abandon his faith in Christ or face expulsion from his village, his supporters told Worthy News.

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Lao Authorities arrest Christians in separate incidents

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It's been a tough time to be a Christian in Laos.

In Luang Namtha Province, Pastor Seng Aroun of Kon church and three other Christians from Sounya village were arrested in July by provincial authorities and detained at Luang Namtha’s provincial prison. Although most were soon released, the authorities ordered all Christians in Sounya village to stop worshiping in private homes, according to Human Rights Watch for Lao Religious Freedom.

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