Tag: Algéria

Algerian pastor appeals 'illegal worship' accusations

Christian convert and church leader Youssef Ourahamane was convicted of the crime of illegally worshipping at Emmanuel Church.

Church leader convicted in Algeria

Pastor Youssef Ourahmane was charged with holding an unauthorized religious assembly

Christian prisoners receive presidential pardon in Algeria

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced a decree to release 8000 prisoners, some of whom were Christians.

Algeria keeps on enforcing church closures

The current government refuses to acknowledge their existence.

Algerian Christians have been fined for “unauthorised worship”

The 11 Algerians, plus one French guest speaker, gathered in Tizi-Ouzou on December 4 for a worship event.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Algeria amid Christian suffering

The persecution of Algeria’s Protestant Christian community has been on the rise for the last few years.

Algerian authorities continue to arrest Christians while churches remain closed

Algeria is on the US Special Watch List for countries that have engaged in or tolerated “severe violations of religious freedom"

Martyrs of the 20th century: the massacre of Tibhirine

In 1995 alone, terrorists form the Islamic Armed Forces operating in Algeria murdered nearly 20 priests and nuns.

The numerous faces of Christian persecution across the world

Persecution goes from disriminatiion in the public sphere to physical violence.