Skip to comments.Foreigners arrested for trying to spread Christianity in Libya (Spread of "Democracy" alert!)
Posted on 02/16/2013 1:26:41 PM PST by tobyhill
Four foreigners have been arrested in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on suspicion of being Christian missionaries and printing books about Christianity, a security official said on Saturday.
"They were arrested on Tuesday at a publishing house where they were printing thousands of books that called for conversion to Christianity," security official Hussein Bin Hmeid said.
"Proselytizing is forbidden in Libya. We are a 100 percent Muslim country and this kind of action affects our national security."
Hmeid said the government-affiliated security apparatus called the Preventative Security, for which he is a spokesman, had arrested an Egyptian, a South African, a Korean and a Swede who was travelling on a U.S. passport.
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Ah religious tolerance...another fruit blossoming in the Arab spring. Made possible by a generous grant from The Obama Foundation, Hilary Clinton and other assorted players in the Obama clown parade.
“Proselytizing is forbidden in Libya. We are a 100 percent Muslim country...”
Well, US dollars paid a lot for that “Arab Spring”, without which the country would still be under Khadaffi.
So, I think we have the right to have a little say about whether “free Libya” will have the basic human right of freedom of religion.”
“We are still holding interrogations and will hand them over to the Libyan intelligence authorities in a couple of days,”
They will be in good company; they won’t be the first Christians to suffer martyrdom in North Africa; it’s been going on there since the first century.
Didn’t Joan Baez (or some other female hippie singer) get assurance from the federal government that none of her tax money would be used for the Vietnam War?
I want assurance that none of my tax money will go to a muslim country.