U.S. Sens. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) and Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) are among four senators who introduced a resolution condemning the Nicaraguan government's treatment of 13 people associated with Mountain Gateway Christian ministry.

Eleven pastors and two attorneys with the non-profit were arrested in late 2023 following massive religious events preaching the Christian gospel.

The resolution calls the arrests "unjust imprisonment of pastors affiliated with Mountain Gateway Order, whose founders are from Alabama."

Founder Jon Britton Hancock is from Pinson.

Tuberville and Britt have also called on the Biden administration to sanction the Nicaraguan government.

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) also sponsored the resolution introduced Monday.

Those arrested are charged with money laundering and organized crime, and they have not been allowed to speak with anyone from the outside since their arrests.

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