Gates of Vienna News Feed 12/1/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 12/1/2010Two Muslim men in Afghanistan have been charged with converting to Christianity, and face a possible death penalty if they are convicted. They were videotaped being baptized at a ceremony in a private home, and someone leaked the tape to the authorities. Converting from Islam to any other religion is against sharia, which was installed in the Afghan Constitution when it was written by the United States.

In other news, Sweden’s discrimination Ombudsman has ruled that banning a student from class for wearing a niqab violates her rights.

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Thanks to Barry Rubin, C. Cantoni, CSP, DF, Fjordman, Gaia, Insubria, JP, KGS, Kitman, Vlad Tepes, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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