According to sources, less than a week after a court in Algeria ordered pastor Rachid Seighir’s church to close, a judge in a separate case gave him a one-year suspended sentence and a fine for “shaking the faith” of Muslims with Christian literature at his bookstore.
Legal experts are urging the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom to ask the U.S. State Department to sanction Finland’s prosecutor general after Finland prosecuted a Christian politician over her biblical beliefs on marriage.
Dr. Sandhya Tiwari was suspended from a government COVID-19 program after telling her patients to pray if they get infected. She is also facing criminal charged under the state's anti-conversion law, but says that she "did not tell anybody to convert" or force anyone to pray. "I told them Jesus heals," she said.