31 May 2011

Churches are closed in Algeria

It appears Christians in Algeria may be seeing more oppression. Mustapha Krim, president of the EPA (Protestant Church of Algeria), was requested to come to the police station in Bejaia.

At the police station he was informed about the decision of the governor of the wilaya (province) of Bejaia that "all buildings designated for the practice of religious worship -- other than Muslim -- will be permanently closed down." This notification was totally unexpected. [Mission Network News] Read more [via Religious Watch]