- 25th November, 2016923UZBEKISTAN:
Tohar Haydarov was released from prison on 8 November, having served six years and ten months of his ten-year sentence. The previous day, a judge had ruled that he was eligible for parole.
- 9th December, 2016925IRAN:
Maryam Zargaran has been informed that her prison sentence has been extended by 42 days to make up for time spent outside of prison on medical leave.
Maryam's most recent medical leave was for five days at the beginning of December but on returning to Evin Prison on Tuesday 6 December she was informed that her prison sentence had been extended.
- 23rd November, 2016922PAKISTAN:
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has met victims of anti-Christian terrorist attacks in Pakistan to express solidarity with them and their communities.
- 10th November, 2016920PAKISTAN:
The timely intervention of influential local Muslim leaders saved two innocent Christian families in different regions of Pakistan from facing serious charges under the blasphemy laws.
- 2nd December, 2016924PAKISTAN:
A court in Lahore has sentenced five Muslims to death for the murders of Christian couple Shahzad and Shama Masih in November 2014. Eight others have received two-year prison sentences.
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