Story number 4 for 12 Sep 2001

By September 12, 2001

(Afghanistan)– Next, the future of Christian aid work in Afghanistan is bleak as the ruling Taliban government is scrutinizing every move by western workers. According to the Associated Press most Afghans don’t want to be seen with a foreigner for fear of being branded a convert, a crime punishable by death. As eight foreign aid workers are on trail for preaching Christianity, most expatriates say they’re uncertain what the future holds. While Afghanistan relies on international emergency aid to survive, many groups are pulling out.

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