Afghanistan: Execute Converts to Christianity

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A member of the Afghan Parliament recently recommended that Muslim converts to Christ be executed to stop the growth of Christianity among the Islamic nation's citizens both within Afghanistan's borders and abroad, according to Aleteia.

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Qur'ans burned in Afghanistan "used to facilitate extremist communications"

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The qu'rans burned at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan were removed from the library of a detainee center "because of extremist inscriptions," a military official said Tuesday.

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Taliban Execute Man For Leaving Islam For Jesus Christ

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Afghani Christians are warned of "dire consequences" should American forces leave Afghanistan, Worthy News has learned. "If U.S. troops are not in Afghanistan the Taliban will come to power," said Obaid S. Christ, an Afghan Christian exiled to India, said last Tuesday. "We will have the same situation we had in the 1990s when the Russians left Afghanistan, when we had civil war and millions killed."

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Detained Afghan Christian Fears Execution

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An Afghan man who was arrested for converting to Christianity and fears hemay be executed, remained behind bars Wednesday, March 30, more than a month after another convert was released amid international pressure.

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Afghanistan Releases Christian Convert Facing Execution

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An Afghan man who faced the death penalty for converting from Islam to Christianity has been released, a well-informed Christian aid and advocacy group confirmed Thursday, February 24.

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U.S. Commander Urged To Help Free Detained Afghan Christians

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Human rights campaigners on Friday, December 17, urged the U.S. commander in war-torn Afghanistan, David Petraeus, to pressure the Afghan government to release two detained Christians who face the death penalty for "apostasy", or abandoning Islam.

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Afghanistan Postpones Trial Christian Convert; Execution Pending

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Afghanistan has postponed the trial of a disabled man who faces the death penalty for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, trial observers and officials said Tuesday, November 23.

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Humanitarian Aid Workers Massacred by Taliban

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Six American and two European aid workers were murdered in northern Afghanistan along with two Afghan colleagues as they were returning to Kabul from a medical mission in a remote mountainous area, Worthy News learned on Sunday, August 8.

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BREAKING NEWS: Afghanistan Christians Detained Amid Execution Threats

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Over 20 Afghan Christians have been detained in Afghanistan after high-level leaders called for the arrest and execution of converts to Christianity in the Islamic nation, an advocacy group said Friday, June 25.

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Afghanistan Halts Work Church Groups; Christians Concerned

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Christian aid workers in Afghanistan faced legal challenges Wednesday, June 2, after authorities ordered two Western church groups to stop their activities amid suspicions they were converting Muslims to Christianity -- an offense that carries the death penalty under Afghan law.

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Outrage Over US Military Bible Burnings In Afghanistan

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The president of a US-based group helping Christians persecuted for their faith has expressed outrage that United States military personnel have burned confiscated Bibles in Afghanistan.

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Taliban Kills Christian Aid Worker In Afghanistan

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The Islamic militant group Taliban said Monday, October 20, its gunmen killed a Christian aid worker in the capital Kabul because she was spreading Christianity in Afghanstan.

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Taliban Kidnaps 16 Christians

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The Washington-DC based human rights group, International Christian Concern (ICC) www.persecution.org has just learned that 16 Christians were kidnapped at gunpoint in Peshawar, Pakistan on June 21, 2008, and have since been released.

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UN Envoy Rushes To Prevent Execution Afghanistan Aid Workers

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KABUL/BUDAPEST, (ANS) -- The United Nations special envoy to Afghanistan rushed to the country's Capital Kabul Saturday (August 11), to prevent the execution of 24 aid workers, who have been charged by the Islamic rulers with spreading Christianity.

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