The crime - sharing the gospel. The punishment - possible torture. Could you stand? Would you stand for Christ this way if you know bodily persecution was going to happen?
Every day, around the world, Christians like the women in this story ARE standing for Jesus. Please pray today for those who are suffering for their faith in Jesus.
Click here to read this report from Compass Direct.
KHARTOUM, Sudan, May 24 (CDN) — Sudanese National Security Intelligence and Security Service agents have arrested a Christian woman in a Darfur camp for displaced people, accusing her of converting Muslims to Christianity, said sources who fear she is being tortured.
At the same time, in Khartoum a Christian mother of a 2-month-old baby is wounded and destitute because she and her husband left Islam for Christianity.
In Darfur Region in northwestern Sudan, Hawa Abdalla Muhammad Saleh was arrested on May 9 in the Abu Shouk camp for Internally Displaced Persons in Al-Fashir, capital of North Darfur state, sources said.
Abdalla has yet to be officially charged, but authorities have accused her of possessing and distributing Bibles to others in the camp, including children. Sources said she could also be tried for apostasy, which carries the death sentence in Sudan.