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Senator Introduces Bill to Protect Indonesian Christians in US

Posted June 27th, 2012 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S. senator has introduced legislation that would allow Indonesian Christians living in the United States to apply for asylum on the grounds of religious persecution in their homeland. The bill from Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey aims to help the hundreds of Indonesian Christians who came to the U.S. on tourist visas, mostly […]

Egypt’s Coptic Christians Say Equality Demands Not Met

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Sunday’s violence in Cairo highlighted long-standing tensions between Egypt’s Coptic Christians and Muslims, and with the nation’s military leadership. Copts have long been asking for changes to laws that hinder the building of churches and do not recognize the conversion of Muslims to Christianity. Copts complain about employment discrimination and have often clashed with majority […]

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