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Afghan Christian convert ‘could face death’ if deported from Switzerland

World Watch Monitor An Afghan convert to Christianity could face persecution, imprisonment and even death if the Swiss government succeeds in deporting him, a religious liberty advocacy group has said. The Vienna-based organisation, ADF International, announced on Thursday that it filed an expert brief with the European Court of Human Rights in support of the […]

‘We must distinguish between Islam and terrorism’, says EU diplomat

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World Watch Monitor Keeping the distinction between Islam and terrorism clear could prevent an ultimate ‘clash of civilisations’, an EU diplomat says. “All this hatred and bloodshed is a misuse of religion,” said Ján Figeľ, the European Commission’s first special envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the EU. Failure to […]