• Azerbaijan police raid Baptist pastors’ homes

    November 15 2012 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    Police in Azerbaijan raided the homes of two Baptist pastors who are former prisoners of conscience. On Nov. 7, about 10 police officers arrived at the home of Baptist pastor Zaur Balaev in Aliabad, where eight local church members were gathered. Balaev and his wife were in Moscow at the time, getting treatment for her cancer, according to Norway-based religious freedom monitor Forum 18.