BELARUS: Pastor also to face criminal case?

BELARUS: Pastor also to face criminal case?

By Olga Glace, Forum 18 News Service Nearly three weeks after police and riot police raided a Sunday worship service in Gomel in south-east Belarus, a court fined Pastor Sergei Nikolaenko for leading an unapproved religious meeting. A court official refused to put...
Cuban government continues church crackdown

Cuban government continues church crackdown

Reverend Yiorvis Bravo, a national leader of the Apostolic Movement in Cuba, has been banned from travelling as the government continues to target church properties for expropriation. He was notified on 28 June that he is banned from traveling outside the country...
BELARUS: From raid to ban in 12 days

BELARUS: From raid to ban in 12 days

By Felix Corley, Forum 18 News Service On 31 May police in Belarus with OMON riot police raided the Reformed Orthodox Transfiguration Church’s meeting for Sunday worship, held in rented premises in Gomel. On 11 June officials banned the Church from renting...