Update (Mar. 15): Morning Star News reports that Ezzat Hakim Attalah, the Christian missionary who died while being held in jail in Libya last week, likely died as a result of torture.
"Repeated electrical shock torture ... likely exacerbated his heart ailment, leading to his death in custody, according to sources close to the deceased," Morning Star reports.
Update (Mar. 11): Asia News reports that one Christian, Ezzat Hakim Attalah, has died of natural causes while being held in jail in Benghazi, Libya, following his arrest with fix other Christians on Feb. 28.
Libyan security officials arrested almost 50 more foreign Christians this week in Benghazi.
Agence France-Presse reports that 48 Egyptian Christians who worked as traders in a city marketplace are accused of attempting to evangelize Muslims, but were arrested on charges of illegal immigration.
The Egyptians "were found in possession of a quantity of Bibles, texts encouraging conversion to Christianity, and images of Christ and the ...1