Ugandan Muslims Wield Influence Against Police to Shut Down Open-Air Evangelism

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Bwera, a city on Uganda’s Western border with Democratic Republic of Congo, has banned open-air evangelistic preaching due to threats from Muslim clerics following the conversions of 35 Muslims.

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Asia Bibi Leaving Pakistan ‘Very Soon’ According to Prime Minister

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister has assured media that Asia Bibi, the Christian woman holed up in solitary confinement for ten years after being charged with blasphemy, "will be leaving in weeks," according to the BBC.

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Christians Fear Crackdown on Religion Under Evangelism Ban in Nepal

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While attacks against the Christian minority has increased in Nepal, the Himalayan country's parliament passed a bill criminalizing religious conversion and the "hurting of religious sentiment," aiming to restrict evangelism. The move is likely to further escalate Christian persecution.

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Egyptian Christian Sentenced to Six Years for Blasphemy

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A Christian in southern Egypt has been sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison and fined the equivalent of $840 on charges of blasphemy and contempt of Islam for simply "liking" a Facebook page, according to International Christian Concern.

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