New Christian in Algeria Sentenced for ‘Organizing Worship’ in His Home

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
Tent set up after authorities closed church building in Azaghar, near Akbou in Algeria. (Morning Star News) (Morning Star News) – A judge on June 16 handed a Christian father of two in northwest Algeria a suspended prison sentence and a hefty fine for holding worship at his…

Algerian Christian released after 18 months.

LATEST: (World Watch Monitor) The daughter of Slimane Bouhafs, an Algerian Christian who has spent the last 18 months in prison for insulting Islam and its prophet, has announced her father’s release. “Finally my father … has been allowed back to us,” his daughter, Tilelli, wrote on her Facebook page on Easter Saturday. “Thank you […]

Our brother in Algeria is behind bars – for a Facebook post

LATEST:  ALGERIA: Christian sentenced to five years in prison for blasphemy  Slimane has gone on hunger strike desirous to be moved to a jail nearer his family. UPDATE   Please pray for our Algerian brother, Slimane Bouhafs, whose family has appealed on his behalf for a presidential pardon – which they see as their last […]

ALGERIA – Church threatened with closure

Please pray for our brothers and sisters in northern Algeria, where a church in the Kabylie area is being threatened with closure. Officials have given warning that they will start legal action against its pastor if he continues to hold services. The church is linked to the state-approved Protestant Church of Algeria. The church received […]

Pray for Two Christians Caught Carrying Bibles

Apr. 16, 2015 | Algeria On March 16, a 33-year-old pastor and a fellow church member in Tiaret, Algeria, were arrested after being caught transporting Bibles and Christian books. The two were interrogated for several hours before police submitted their report to the general prosecutor for further processing. While charges have not yet been filed, […]

Bedouin, Ruarha of Algeria

 In many respects these are the descendants of Abraham and Ishmael, living in tents just as he did nearly 4000 years ago. How shall they hear without a preacher? The Arabic word ‘Badawiyin’ is a generic name for a desert-dweller and the English word ‘Bedouin’ is derived from this. Bedouins are distinct from other Arabs […]

Christian Convert in Algeria Risks Losing Daughter for New Faith

A man’s enemies shall be those of his own household. Ali Touahir is from the northern Algerian city of Tizi Ouzou ICC Note: A court in Algeria has told Ali Touahir, a recent convert to Christianity, that he should renounce his faith if he wishes to reconcile with his wife and be reunited with his […]