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17 Missionaries Abducted in Haiti
Five men, seven women, and five children, all missionaries, were abducted while returning from an orphanage. They were kidnapped near Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. The 400 Mawozo gang is being blamed for the kidnapping, and they are threatening to kill those kidnapped, unless a ransom is paid. Pray for the safe return of those who have been kidnapped. Pray for peace and safety.

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Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell Dies
Colin Powell, a former top military officer, the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and former US Secretary of State, has died at the age of 84. He was the first Black Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State. Colin died from complications from covid-19, although he had several underlying medical conditions. Pray for his family during this difficult time.

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International Death Penalty News 2021, Issue 43: China, Iran, Jordan, Palestine, South Korea, Syria, United States of America

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Sir David Amess Assassinated in Essex
Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West, was stabbed to death at Belfairs Methodist Church at Leigh-on-Sea, in Essex. He was 69 years of age. Police have arrested a 25-year-old British national of Somali heritage on suspicion of murder. Pray for Sir David’s family during this difficult time.

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Read our next installment in the Forgiveness Series! - Forgiveness is Not an Option!

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26 Die From Flooding in Southern India
At least 26 people have died after heavy rains caused flooding in the district of Kottayam in Kerala state in southern India. At least five children are included among the deceased. Many people are missing and there are fears the death toll could increase. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for the safety of those who are missing. Pray for all who have been adversely affected.

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Protest At Torch Lighting Ceremony for 2022 Winter Olympics
The 2022 Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing, China in February 2022. At the torch lighting ceremony in Greece, there were several protestors. Human rights groups have previously advocated for a boycott of the games due to China’s history of human rights abuses, especially against ethnic minorities, such as the Uyghur Muslims, and residents of Tibet, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Additionally, China is known for strict censorship within its own borders. Pray for peace and safety.

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Ruben Gutierrez was scheduled to occur at 6 pm local time, on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. Ruben’s execution is stayed. Forty-four-year-old Ruben is convicted of murdering 85-year-old Escolastica Harrison on September 5, 1998, in Brownsville, Texas. Read more here.

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46 Die in Fire in Taiwan
At least 46 are dead after a fire broke out in a high-rise apartment building in southern Taiwan. Dozens of others were injured in the blaze which engulfed the entire building and destroyed several floors. The cause of the fire is under investigation, although witnesses reported hearing an explosion around the time the fire started. Pray for the families of the deceased. Pray for healing for the injured. Pray for all affected.

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John Grant is scheduled to be executed at 6 pm local time on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma. Sixty-year-old John is sentenced to death for murdering of Gay Carter at the Dick Conner Correctional Facility near Hominy, Oklahoma, on November 13, 1998. Read more here.

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