* Shaking the faith of a Muslim:
“Officials in several instances have cited a February 2006 law governing the worship of non-Muslims. Clarified by subsequent decrees in 2007, the law restricts most religious meetings to approved places of worship and forbids any attempt to ‘shake the faith of a Muslim’.”
ALGIERS, Algeria, May 9 (Compass Direct News) â€“ An Algerian Christian detained five days for carrying a Bible and personal Bible study books was handed a 300-euro (US$460) fine and a one-year suspended prison sentence last week, an Algerian church leader said.
Incident in Ankara marks seventh threat of violence in past four months.
“We are going to get rid of that pastor!”
ISTANBUL, May 7 (Compass Direct News) â€“ Three men, one of them armed with a gun and wearing gloves, threatened a Protestant church and its pastor in the Turkish capital city of Ankara yesterday. The culprits fled in a car before police could be summoned.