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Sudan government demolishes church despite pending appeal

Church demolition

World Watch Monitor The demolished Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church in Haj Yousif. PICTURE: World Watch Monitor A church belonging to the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church (SPEC) denomination in the Khartoum suburb of Haj Yousif was demolished on Sunday. The police arrived with three lorries shortly after the Sunday morning service and confiscated furniture, Bibles and […]

Czech aid worker gets 20 years for ‘war against’ Sudan

World Watch Monitor Czech aid worker Petr Jašek has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in Sudan after being found guilty of charges which included waging war against the state, violating restrictions in military areas, spreading rumours to defame the state, and inciting strife between communities.  He’s already been in prison for more than a year.  The […]

Sudanese clergyman appear in court accused of capital crimes

Two Christian pastors and another man appeared in a Sudanese court on Sunday accused of at least seven crimes including waging war against the state and espionage, both of which carry the death penalty, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide. The UK-based religious freedom advocacy reported that Rev Hassan Abduraheem, a senior minister and vice moderator of the […]