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British Missionary Freed From Hard Labour in Gambian Prison

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

The missionary was imprisoned for criticizing the government of Gambia and Islam's dominance in the country.

Gambia: Prosecution Delays Fulton Appeal Against New Charges

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

David and Fiona Fulton are missionary couple from United Kingdom who are serving prison terms in West African country of Gambia. The Gambian officials are bringing additional new charges against Mr. Fulton. The couple had been successfully spreading the good news of Jesus Christ in the Muslim dominated country.

British missionary’s Gambian jail sentence could be extended

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

David and Fiona Fulton were successful missionaries who preached the gospel among Muslims in the Gambia. They are currently serving one years imprisonment after officials in the Gambia charged them with crime of sedition. Gambian officials have brought additional charges against David and he could face 18 more months in prison. Gambia is a Muslim majority country located in West Africa.

ICC Requests Pardon for Imprisoned UK Missionary Couple in Gambia

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

The imprisoned missionaries were successful in spreading the gospel in The Gambia

ICC Requests Pardon for Imprisoned UK Missionary Couple in Gambia

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Sri Lanka Seeks to Strangle Non-Buddhist Religions

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Jailed U.K. Missionaries Seek Presidential Pardon in Gambia

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

The Missionaries were arrested and sentenced for one year imprisonment for allegedly committing crime of sedition against the government of the Gambia. However, according to the statements of their friends, the missionaries were spreading the good news among non-Christians in the Gambia.

Couple jailed for Gambia sedition

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

David and Fiona Fulton, the couple that worked as missionaries in the Gambia, have been sentenced to one year of imprisonment. According to the statements of their friends, the couple had been spreading the good news of Jesus Christ in the Gambia.

The Gambia Jails British Missionary Couple

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

"There does seem to be a growing difficulty of Christians in the country of The Gambia."

Delay to missionary workers’ case

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Please pray for the two Christian missionaries currently in prison in the West African country of the Gambia. The authorities of Gambia have accused the missionaries of sedition, a crime that carries up to 25 years of imprisonment.

British couple arrested in Gambia have still not made bail: police

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

The British missionary couple has not yet been able to post bail set for their release. The couple was actively involved in spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ among Gambians.

Concerns grow for British missionary couple arrested in Gambia

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

The authorities in the Western African country of Gambia arrested two British missionaries and charged them with sedition. The detained missionaries need our support and prayer.

Child removed from Gambia Britons

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Gambian authorities arrested David and Fiona Fulton. The two were working as missionaries in Gambia where 90% of the population is Muslim. Their child, who had been in police custody with Mrs Fulton, is now removed from the police custody.

Gambia Britons on sedition charge

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Authorities in the Western African country of Gambia arrested two British missionaries and charged them with sedition.

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