In a civilized world…
March 22, 2006 § 4 Comments
Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.
– Hebrews 13:3
Thanks to rachelute for this one…
Check out this article.
Summary: Abdul Rahman, a Christian in Afghanistan, has been imprisoned and is possibly about to be sentenced to death for converting from Islam. A judge is ruling on it, and he sounds none too sympathetic. “In this country, we have [a] perfect constitution. It is Islamic law and it is illegal to be a Christian and it should be punished…”
Nice. Now where are the human rights activists? Where are the hordes of people screaming for civil liberties and religious freedom? And where are the articles on the other thousands of Christians across the globe–not only in Afghanistan– who daily endure torture, imprisonment and even death for their faith?
Weep for your brothers and sisters in chains. Pray for their release, and never assume that it won’t ever be you.