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All articles in category Bhutan

March 2015

Arrests in Bhutan

A pastor arrested in Bhutan has been released from prison after paying an extortionate fine, Christian charity Open Doors has reported.Pastor Tandin Wangyal had been arrested in Dorokha village in the Samtse district of Bhutan as a result of his faith in March 2014, and was only released in January this year after paying…

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Missionary Spotlight – Bhutan – ‘the road less travelled’
October 2005

Missionary Spotlight – Bhutan – ‘the road less travelled’

Gathering news in Thimpu - Bhutan's capital city - is an education in itself. This is widely seen as a 'closed country' but, unusually, there is little poverty to speak of and no pent-up national anger. Nor is there any crime worth reporting. The economy barely gets a mention, and the King (the leader…

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