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Nguyen Van Dai

Nguyen Van Dai, a Vietnamese human rights lawyer and religious freedom advocate was recently released after serving his four-year sentence. Van Dai, arrested in March 2007 on accusations relating to his defense of religious freedom (click here for more information), must still fulfill a four-year administrative, or "house arrest," sentence.

Praise the Lord for Van Dai's release! Ask God to fill him with enduring hope and faith as he serves his house arrest sentence. Pray that the Church in Vietnam will continue to grow and be a light to others. Pray for comfort for the many other Vietnamese Christians in prison.

You can encourage an imprisoned Vietnamese Christian by writing to him or her online at www.PrisonerAlert.com. You can also download VOM's free letter-writing guide, "Doing Time for God," which equips you to write to prisoners of faith around the world at.

For more on the persecution of Vietnamese Christians, go to the Vietnam Country Report.