20 February 2013

Libya: Benghazi Dismantles Proselytising Network

Four foreigners arrested for allegedly proselytising Christianity in Benghazi will be sent to Tripoli for questioning on Wednesday (February 20th).

The unnamed male suspects from Egypt, South Korea and Sweden, and a woman from South Africa, will "be handed over to the intelligence services", Benghazi security official Hussain Bin Hamid said.

Preaching a religion other than Islam is a crime under Libyan law, he added.

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