Story number 2 for 10 Mar 2000

By March 10, 2000

Next, two Christians have been refused bail after being arrested in the port city of Izmir, Turkey. 38-year-old Ercan Sengul and 28-year-old Necati Aydin were arrested March 1st on charges of forcing people to accept Bibles and insulting Islam. According to Compass Direct, the two men were selling and distributing Christian literature. Three local residents made complaints against them. The arrests come on the heals of a special television show which depicted what it called, “Christian missionary sects.” A hearing date is scheduled for March 30th.

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