Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Open Doors: Various (Direct Post)

INDONESIA A mob of extremist Muslims has stormed a church service in Cipayung, East Jakarta, forcing the Christians to flee. The mob then erected banners in the street declaring a ban on “churches and religious services.”

MALAYSIA A court in Malaysia has denied a woman’s appeal to renounce Islam and convert to Christianity. Thirty-five-year-old Lim Yoke Khoon is expected to appeal to Malaysia's top civil court.

NIGERIA Blaming the death of their leader on Christian prayers, an Islamist group in the Kwara state capital has launched a new wave of violence against believers. Since June, at least three Christians have died and several others have been injured.

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