Last December, two evangelical pastors from the Church of Christ in Sudan were taken from their churches and thrown into jail. Last month, the Rev. Abdulraheem Kodi and the Rev. Kuwa Shamal Abu Zumam were charged with numerous offenses, including waging war against the state, espionage and undermining Sudan’s constitutional system.
Last month, Sudanese authorities deported at least 442 Eritrean refugees.
A pastor could face the death penalty after his attorney told International Christian Concern that the Sudanese government is planning to charge him with espionage and other crimes against the state.
Last week Sudanese authorities arrested yet another cleric without any charges.
Sudanese authorities have released one of two pastors detained in December.
Sudan’s security officials have arrested two pastors in the Khartoum area of Sudan.
Police in Omdurman, Sudan, demolished yet another church building on Oct. 21.
Last month, an appeals judge overturned the decision to fine a Sudanese Christian for indecency in court where she was appearing on a similar charge of public indecency.
Last month a court ruled that the committees imposed upon a Khartoum church by the Islamist government of Sudan were illegal.
Two South Sudanese pastors falsely accused of waging war against neighboring Sudan and who were released from prison last week have now lost an appeal to have their travel ban lifted.
Sudanese Pastors Yat Michael and Peter Yein Reith were both acquitted Wednesday by a court in Khartoum after serving months in prison on charges that included espionage and waging war against the state.
A Sudanese court fined a Christian woman last week for wearing what it ruled was an “indecent dress.”
A judge in Sudan ruled yesterday that there was enough evidence to charge two South Sudanese pastors with crimes that carry the death penalty.
Two Christian pastors from South Sudan who traveled north to Sudan and were arrested on charges of spying could face the death penalty when their trial begins next week, according to their attorneys.
Sudanese authorities have arrested two South Sudanese pastors who are now facing the death penalty.
Pastors Yat Michael and Peter Reith have been transferred to prison from their detention in Khartoum after they were apprehended by Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services, according to Barnabas Aid.
On behalf of Muslim investors, the Sudanese government used riot police to forcefully seize the remaining property of Khartoum Bahri Evangelical Church in Khartoum North, according to Morning Star News.
Sudanese Police assaulted, arrested and then fined 38 Christians at Khartoum’s Bahri Evangelical Church last week, according to Morning Star News.
Hundreds of Christians in North Khartoum blocked repeated attempts by government authorities to destroy all the buildings inside their church compound last week, according to Morning Star News.
The Sudanese Air Force dropped four bombs on a church in the Nuba Mountains Friday.