Story number 3 for 14 Mar 2002

By March 14, 2002

(Saudi Arabia)–Two expatriate Christians jailed since August by Saudi Arabia’s religious police are still in jail, after their deportation orders stalled. Compass Direct reports the two were among 14 foreign Christians arrested and jailed last summer. All were active members of expatriate house churches meeting privately for worship. Saudi Arabia began deporting them in January. Believers in this country risk arrest, lashing and deportation for sharing their faith.

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