- 6th July, 2015812NORTH
A Presbyterian pastor is one of two South Koreans recently detained in North Korea on charges of spying. They have been sentenced to life imprisonment in labour camp, the South Korean Ministry of Unification said on 30 June.
- 22nd July, 2015818PAKISTAN:
This morning, the three judges of the Supreme Court in Lahore, led by Justice Saqib Nisar (pictured), lifted the death sentence from Asia Bibi and agreed to hear her appeal against her conviction for blasphemy, stating that it is essential to examine her case for administration of justice.
- 17th July, 2015816SUDAN:
The defence team in the trial of two South Sudanese pastors closed its case at a hearing in Khartoum on 14 July, after presenting two witnesses who showed that the charges are without basis.
- 8th July, 2015813PAKISTAN:
An Islamic cleric was taken into custody on 3 July for inciting a Muslim mob to try to kill a Christian couple for alleged desecration of the Quran.
- 9th July, 2015814IRAN:
Pastor Farshid Fathi has been informed that he is due for early release in December 2015.
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