Turkey: pastor still detained In early October, American pastor Andrew Brunson thanked everyone for advocating and praying for him as he began his second year as a prisoner in Turkey. World Watch Monitor Andrew Brunson Charges against him include spying, and recently Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan confirmed publicly that Brunson is being held as a political hostage. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.