Mauritania Releases Christians Arrested after Baptism Video

Authorities tell them to worship discreetly.

(Christian Daily International) – Officials in Mauritania have released all Christians arrested after a video of a baptism ceremony in November prompted Muslims to call for their punishment, Christian leaders in the region said. The Christians do not appear to have been charged with any crime, the Christian leaders indicated. “They have been asked to […]

Mauritania Arrests Christians in Response to Muslims’ Outrage

Officials act even though there is no law against evangelization.

(Christian Daily International for Morning Star News) – Authorities in Mauritania have arrested 15 Christian leaders since late November following calls for punishment by Muslims outraged over a video showing a baptism ceremony, sources said. The families of 14 of the Christian leaders were also arrested, according to aid and advocacy group International Christian Concern […]