Mary Anna (28
HARTOUM, SUDAN (Worthy News) Last week, sources told
Compass News that Sudanese Police beat and arrested a church
leader in Khartoum.
Evangelist James Kat of the Evangelical Church of Sudan was
arrested Jan. 17; officers beat Kat as they took him to a North
Division police station where he was released on bail later that
Kat's arrest came amid increasing harassment of Christians
following last year's secession of South Sudan.
In a letter to the Sudanese Presbyterian Evangelical Church
leaders, Sudan's Ministry of Guidance and Religious Endowments
threatened to arrest pastors if they were caught evangelizing,
or if they failed to provide it with their names and contact
"We have all legal rights to take them to court," wrote Hamid
Yousif Adam, undersecretary of the Ministry of Guidance and