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Christians Threatened With Being Shot if they do not Convert to Islam
Posted on 04/21/2004 9:47:10 PM PDT by yonif
Amid a major crackdown, eleven Protestants in Nukus were questioned at the public prosecutor's office and pressured to convert to Islam. They were also threatened with being shot, though the city prosecutor, M. Arzymbetov, subsequently denied this to Forum 18 News Service. The prosecutor also tried to have a Protestant, Iklas Aldungarov, expelled from his university medical course, but the university rector, Oral Ataniyazova, has resisted the pressure. "How and what Aldungarov believes is his own personal business, and we do not have the right to interfere with it," she told Forum 18. She added that a very large number of young people in the region are becoming Christians. "Evidently, the Christian churches have managed to set up a competent, well conceived operation here. I do not think that is a bad thing. Let's see the mosques here work as well as the Christian churches." Pressure on Protestants elsewhere in Uzbekistan is also continuing.
TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: christianpersecution; militantislam; religiouscleansing; uzbekistan
posted on 04/21/2004 9:47:11 PM PDT
Religion of Peace Alert!
posted on 04/21/2004 10:04:38 PM PDT
Amid a major crackdown, eleven Protestants in Nukus were questioned at the public prosecutor's office and pressured to convert to Islam. They were also threatened with being shot
". . . and may we please pray in your cathedrals as a sign of goodwill and mutual understanding?"
"Let's see the mosques here work as well as the Christian churches."
That's one brave woman. Sounds like all is not milk and honey on the mosque side. Could it be because they're only concerned with mental enslavement while churches actually try to help people?
posted on 04/21/2004 10:39:32 PM PDT
(Fight those who do not believe in Allah. - Koran, Surah IX: 29, "Repentance.")
To: Silverfox183; WOSG
Islam in action ping
posted on 04/22/2004 6:52:51 AM PDT
by John O
(God Save America (Please))
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