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ICC Note: Join the outcry against the government of Sudan! Christian organizations, including ICC, are calling for the immediate release of Christian pastors Yat Michael and Peter Reith, who are from South Sudan, who could face execution for trumped up charges including crimes against the state and spying. Raise your voice with the rest of us to speak out publicly against this injustice and pray earnestly for the Lord to deliver them!

By Julia Seymour

6/1/15 Sudan (WORLD Magazine) – Almost a year after international outcry pressured Sudan to release Meriam Ibrahim from prison, persecution and legal experts say the same kind of pressure is needed on behalf of two pastors from South Sudan.

Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services arrested and imprisoned Rev. Yat Michael Ruot and Peter Yein Reith, both Presbyterian clergy, on charges that included espionage, Fox News reported.

Christian Solidarity Worldwide listed all the charges against the pastors: undermining the constitutional system, waging war against the state, disclosure and receipt of official information or documents, arousing feelings of discontent among regular forces, breach of public peace, and offences relating to insulting religious beliefs.

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