Church in Zanzibar, Tanzania Shaken as Court Supports Muslims’ Opposition to Building

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A court on the semi-autonomous island of Zanzibar, off the coast of Tanzania, ruled on Thursday (July 20) that a church cannot continue constructing a worship building it has tried to finish for eight years, sources said.

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Calls for Investigation After Churches Bombed in Zanzibar

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A bomb exploded at the main entrance of Christ Church Cathedral in Zanzibar's Stone Town last week. According to Christianity Today, eyewitnesses said the bomb was detonated remotely.

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Zanzibar: Islamist hotbed of hate

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Tanzania, whose population is almost entirely Muslim, has seen a sharp rise in the persecution of Christians, especially on Zanzibar, a small island off Tanzania's east coast where Pastor Dickson's church was attacked on May 26.

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Zanzibar Islamists Burn Churches

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Hundreds of Muslims set fire to two churches during protests in Zanzibar last weekend in response to the arrest of senior members of their Islamist movement, police told Reuters.

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