Thursday, February 07, 2008

Open Doors: Egypt

In a serious blow to religious freedom in Egypt, a court in Cairo has ruled that Egyptians who convert from Islam to Christianity do not have the right to change their religious affiliation on their public records.

According to sha'ria (Islamic law), Islam is the most perfect faith, and it is therefore against Islamic law to return to an older "less perfect" faith.

Read more here.

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