Seven Christians detained several days in Laos

Posted January 3, 2019 7:14 pm by Editor

Seven Christians detained several days in Laos

Savannakhet, Laos, Jan 3, 2019 / 03:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Seven Christians in a Laotian village were arrested and detained for several days for holding a church service deemed illegal.

They were arrested Dec. 29 and released Jan. 2, according to Radio Free Asia, which aims “to provide accurate and timely news and information to Asian countries whose governments prohibit access to a free press.”

The detainees are from Nakanong village in the Phine District of Savannakhet Province. Three of those arrested were church leaders, and the rest were members of the church.

Human Rights Watch for Lao Religious Freedom told BosNewsLife that

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