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Services raided in Kyrgyzstan, warnings of ‘illegal’ activity

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (TAB, F18) — Several state agencies recently raided the Russian Orthodox cathedral in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, seemingly part of a series of raids and inspections on religious communities between January and April. The “campaign” warned of “illegal” religious activity to … Continue reading

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Raid on Bible Society of Malaysia legally unfounded, critics say

Should non-Muslims be able to use the term “Allah”? That is the question at the center of a heated controversy right now in Malaysia where Sunni Islam is the official religion. The Bible Society of Malaysia offices in Damansara Kim, near … Continue reading

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Baptists fined for worshipping in Turkmenistan

DASHOGUZ, Turkmenistan (F18) — A week after their Sunday worship was raided, eleven Baptists in the northern city of Dashoguz were fined two months’ average wages, Protestants told Forum 18 News Service. One of those fined was a schoolboy aged … Continue reading

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