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North Africa's criminal Christians

Libya
by Whitney Williams
Posted 2/18/13, 11:30 am

Libyan officials arrested four Christian foreigners over the weekend, accusing them of distributing books about Christianity and sharing their faith.

Police spokesman Hussein bin Hamid said the “suspects” were from South Africa, Egypt, and South Korea. One held both Swedish and U.S. citizenship. The Swedish Foreign Ministry confirmed that a dual national Swedish-American citizen was arrested while traveling on a U.S. passport. The U.S. Embassy in Libya declined comment.

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