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Apostacy: Leaving Islam can be fraught with difficulty

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Despite the well-known Quranic injunction “There is no compulsion in religion”, issues of religious freedom have persisted into the 21st Century, writes the BBC. A recent report by the New York-based Human Rights Watch (co-authored with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights) throws a spotlight on problems in Egypt. Suppose a Christian woman converts to Islam, for example when she ... Read More »