Arrested: August 2004
Days Imprisoned: 2488
Pastor Y Wo Nie was arrested August 18, 2004, for leading a demonstration
demanding more religious freedom and the release of property confiscated by the
Vietnamese government. He received a nine-year sentence. His family has not been
able to visit him.
Write a letter of encouragement. Let Pastor Nie know
you are praying for him and the believers in Vietnam. Let your friends know
about persecution in Vietnam; encourage them to pray and write. Also, write
Vietnamese officials requesting Nie’s release. Your letters make a
Get involved! Pray for and write to Nie
Letter from Y Wo Nie's Wife
We received a letter from Y
Wo Nie's wife recently. She wrote, "Our family situation is very difficult. I
don't have a job; some days I work as a day laborer and some days I'm
unemployed. My youngest son is sickly."
She recently visited her husband
in prison, thanks to VOM donors. Her husband is ill. She said, "I’m worried for
my husband but God gives me His comfort that He is always with us though we have
to face sickness or hard situations; He will help me to overcome my hard
Please pray for their family.