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Release of Gregorian Bivolaru

13 September 2017: Gregorian Bivolaru released from prison in Romania Gregorian Bivolaru, a yoga teacher imprisoned in Romania and a political refugee in Sweden, was released today before the end of his prison sentence. He had been arrested in France last year and...

Release of Sevada Aghasar

21 July 2019: Sevada Aghasar, an ethnic Armenian, has been conditionally released from prison (IRAN)    Following an unsuccessful appeal, Sevada Aghasar was summoned to serve a five-year prison sentence in 2017, more than two years after he had originally been...

Baha’i Seven released

20 December 2018: All of the Baha’i Seven have been released (IRAN) Seven Baha’i leaders were arrested in 2008 and accused of espionage, “propaganda against the regime” and other alleged crimes. They were sentenced to 20 years each, which was reduced to 10 in 2013. As...

Release of Petr Jašek

 27 February 2017: Petr Jašek released from prison (SUDAN) Czech Christian aid worker, Petr Jašek, has been released from prison in Sudan after being pardoned and freed by President Omar Bashir. The release apparently comes after the Czech Foreign Minister, Lubomir...

Release of eight Christians

6 December 2016: Eight Christians acquitted and released (NEPAL) Eight Christians in Charikot, Nepal, who were accused of attempting to convert children to Christianity through the distribution of a comic book, were acquitted on 6 December 2016. Prakash Pradhan, Bimal...
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