TURKEY TO DEPORT AMERICAN CHRISTIAN COUPLE AS ‘NATIONAL SECURITY RISK’

Pray these folk will get legal representation and be allowed to remain.

VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED

Norine and Andrew Brunson Photo: World Watch Monitor Norine and Andrew Brunson Photo: World Watch Monitor

By Dani Miskell, Special to ASSIST News Service

IZMIR, TURKEY (ANS – October 19, 2016) — World Watch Monitor has reported of an arrest made on Friday October 7th of the American Christians, Andrew and Norine Brunson. The couple has been detained by Turkish officials in the coastal city of Izmir on grounds of conducting activities constituted as “national security risks.”

The Turkish Interior Ministry has both issued the arrest and subsequently ordered the Brunson’s to be deported within 15 days. They have declined to release any further details of the accusations they’re making on the Brunson’s. They’re declining to respond because official papers from Ankara, the Republic’s capital, hadn’t arrived yet.

The couple has been denied access to the U.S. consular officials and lawyers. Authorities at the Migration Administration Detention Facility sentenced them. This also is the location of where the…

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