Algeria Closing Churches In Crackdown

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two more churches have been closed by courts in Muslim-dominated Algeria...

Massive New Year and Christmas Attacks In Arab World, Africa, Asia

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By BosNewsLife Center with BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos iraq_cristiani_1_(400_x_280)BAGHDAD/CAIRO/BEIJING (BosNewsLife)-- Rights investigators said Wednesday, January 13, there has been "a surge ofattacks" against Christians since December, with deaths, detentions and destruction reported in the Arab world, Africa and Asia.

Algeria Closing Protestant Church In Crackdown

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Several Protestant Christians in northwestern Nigeria were without a place to worship Sunday, December 3, after authorities closed their church as part of a crackdown on evangelism, BosNewsLife learned.

Algeria Detains Christians For ‘Illegal’ Worship

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Five Algerian Christians remained jailed in north-eastern Algeria Tuesday, November 1, after they were reportedly detained this weekend for "worshiping in an unregistered location."

Algeria Christian Appeals “Blasphemy” Prison Term

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service
ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLfe)-- Algerian Christians are anxiously awaiting the appeal trial of Christian Siagh Krimo, who was sentenced to five years imprisonment for giving a compact disk about Christianity to his neighbor, trial observers say.
 

Algeria Detains Christians In Conversion Row, Group Says

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Algerian Christians are to appear in court on charges of "proselytizing", or attempted conversion, and "blasphemy" that could carry a five year prison sentence, a Christian rights group said Monday, April 25.

Algeria Sentences Christian For Evangelism

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By BosNewsLife Africa Service algeriaALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Algerian court has fined a former Muslim, who converted to Christianity for evangelism, in a case that activists warned would further undermine religious freedom in the North African nation.

Algeria Christians Prosecuted For Eating During Ramadan

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By Joseph C. DeCaro, BosNewsLife Special Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service
AIN EL HAMMAN, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Two Christian construction workers are on trial in Algeria for not observing the Muslim fast of Ramadan, BosNewsLife learned Wednesday, September 22.

Algeria Closing Churches Over “Unauthorized Worship”

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent with BosNewsLife Africa Service ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in Algeria have appealed for prayers after authorities closed churches...

Algeria Releases Christians Held For “Insulting Islam” On Ramadan

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By Joseph C. DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent ALGIERS, ALGERIA (BosNewsLife)-- An Algerian court has acquitted two Christians of breaking the Ramadan fast despite the prosecution's demand that they be punished for "insulting Islam," BosNewsLife learned Sunday, October 16.