Pastor and wife arrested in TURKEY
According to a report, on 7 October, Turkish authorities arrested Andrew Brunson, a US citizen and pastor of a church in Izmir along with his wife, Norine on the grounds of “threatening national security”. The pastor and the wife were then informed by the authorities that they would be deported within 15 days and not allowed to re-enter the country. On 19 October, Norine was released after she was informed that the charges against her had been dropped. Andrew, however, continues to be detained.