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Faisalabad: Christian family forced to flee from place to place after wife converts from Islam
Khurram Naveed, 33, a Christian man, and Sobia, 25, a Muslim woman, taught at the same school. Aided by Khurram, Sobia discovered Christianity and decided to be baptised. Since they got married and had two daughters, her parents, Muslim neighbours and imams have tried to convert them to Islam or face the consequences. The two are hoping to emigrate abroad.
13/11/2012 SAUDI ARABIA
Lawyer wants government help to repatriate Christian convert who fled abroad
Saudi woman left the country without her husband's consent, which is needed for a travel permit. As the people responsible for her movement towards Christianity await trial, allegations are made that she had an "accomplice in the Passport Office.
Christian convert from Islam gets two years in prison for stirring religious hatred
Yklas Kabduakasov, a 54-year-old father of eight children, is a Seventh-day Adventist. In November, he was sentenced to seven years of restricted freedom and had books confiscated. His appeal ended with a prison sentence in a government labour camp. The charges against him were: inciting religious hatred. For Christian sources, he was punished for converting to Christianity.
10/02/2014 MOROCCO - ISLAM
Christian convert from Islam exonerated from charges of proselytising
Appeal Court rules there is no evidence against the defendant whose legal troubles were caused by a relative opposed to his conversion to Christianity. In Morocco, converts can live in peace, but evangelisation (not just proselytising) is tightly monitored. Dozens of Evangelical Christians have been expelled over the years.
15/04/2009 SAUDI ARABIA – ISLAM
Blogger convert to Christianity released from Saudi prison
Arrested for openly choosing Jesus, Saudi man is released after some months. He still cannot leave the country or appear in media, but many are surprised by the leniency. Under Sharia apostasy is punished by death.
16/01/2017 15:48:00 INDIA
Odisha soldier who converted is proud of his faith in Jesus Christ
Naba Kishore Patra is a catechist in the diocese of Balasore. Born and raised in a Hindu family, he married a Catholic woman, who introduced him to the Christian faith. Vincentian priests and nuns nurtured the seed of his faith. Now he wants "to work hard for the mission".
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