Africa

Christian Crackdown Moves Sudan Closer To '100 Percent' Muslim

(Updated) As deportations increase, Christians lose hope that Sudan will guarantee their religious freedom.

Update (May 2): Morning Star News reports that Sudan has begun deporting Christians to South Sudan, in spite of the president's pledge to protect religious freedom in the country. Officials deported the secretary general of the Sudan Catholic Bishops' Conference in mid-April, and other Christian worshipers say they've been given as little as 24 hours to leave the country.

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Update (April 10): World Watch Monitor (WWM) reports that the Sudanese president's call for amnesty included the release of one Christian woman. However, the same WWM dispatch states that "over the past few weeks Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) have ordered more than 100 expatriate workers suspected of being involved with Christian activities to leave the country or face deportation."

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Update (Mar. 28): Morning Star News offers a fresh report on the aerial bombing of Christian targets, reportedly by the Sudanese government.

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Sudan's president has pledged to preserve religious freedom in ...

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