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Iran: Pray for Fatemah

September 11, 2019

Please pray for our Fatemeh, a Christian young woman from Iran, who has now started her one-year sentence in the infamous Evin prison. An appeal court in May upheld the sentence for ‘propaganda against the regime’. Since, under pressure from authorities, she has refused to give up her Christian faith.

Friends of Fatemeh report that she was not afraid as she went to prison on Saturday. They have requested prayer specifically for her:

  • That the Lord will strengthen and encourage Fatemeh with His presence and also be with her husband and encourage him
  • That God will also encourage all the other Christian prisoners serving sentences in Evin Prison
  • That the Iranian authorities will stop persecuting religious minorities and respect freedom of religion as an obligation under international law.

We support people who are beaten, tortured,
imprisoned, falsely accused, and hated simply for following Jesus.