Three U.S. Citizens Arrested in Laos for Spreading Christian Materials

UPDATED at 7 P.M. EDT on 2019-04-12

Lao authorities have arrested three U.S. citizens in Luang Namtha province’s Sing district for distributing bibles and other evangelistic materials, a Christian organization in the United States told RFA’s Lao Service on Friday.

Identified by their organization only by their given names, Wayne, Autumn and Joseph are believed to have been detained in a guesthouse since Monday, after visiting villages in northern Laos to hand out the materials.


RFA’s Lao Service