The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
Soldiers are holding arrested Christian leaders and students in Mong Maw town, a stronghold base of the Wa rebels.
Christian ethnic minorities have long suffered in Burma, where the government has recognized the special status of Buddhism.
The risky diving rescue operation spread over three days. One of the boys is a Christian. “It’s the love that God gives to our family”, said his parents after the rescue.
Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar have also enacted similar laws, with Nepal going so far as to include them in the recently adopted constitution.