March
20
2018

American Pastor in Turkey Facing Life Sentence

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3/20/18 Turkey (Christianity Today) - Turkish prosecutors demanded life imprisonment for jailed US pastor Andrew Brunson in an official indictment presented to Izmir’s 2nd Criminal Court on Tuesday.

Arrested without bail since October 2016, Brunson is accused of being “a member and executive” of the Islamic movement led by self-exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen, accused of orchestrating the failed July 2016 coup attemptto overthrow the Turkish government.

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