Persecution

In some countries, posting the wrong religious claims on Facebook can get you killed

"Junaid Hafeez, a university lecturer in Pakistan, had been imprisoned for six years when he was sentenced to death in December 2019. The charge: blasphemy, specifically insulting Prophet Muhammad on Facebook." - The Conversation

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“Police in Finland are investigating the leader of an entire denomination for publishing a booklet that disapproves of homosexuality”

"The author of that booklet,which sets forth the Biblical teachings about sexuality, is also under investigation for the crime of 'agitation against an ethnic group,' a statute which added “sexual orientation” to the list of protected classes.  The maximum punishment is two years in prison." - Gene Veith

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Sentencing of Pastor Wang Yi Demonstrates Historic Threat to Christians in China

"Major news outlets are reporting that a secretive court in China has sentenced detained Christian pastor Wang Yi to 9 years in prison for inciting subversion of the government. Yi is one of the country’s most famous Christian leaders who founded and leads a large, well-known house church in the country." - RNS

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