Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Convert Faces Martyrdom in Afghanistan

Jay at Stop the ACLU reports that time is running out for Abdur Rahman, an Afghan being persecuted for converting from Islam to Christianity. Apostasy is a capital crime under sharia law, upon which the Afghan constitution is based. The US is trying to intercede quietly on Rahman's behalf. Italy has threatened to withdraw her troops over the issue.

This is a story that has flown under the MSM radar, but bloggers are trying to keep it alive to save Rahman's life:

Michelle Malkin, Hyscience, The Political Pit Bull, A Lady's Ruminations, The Cookshack - Gab & Grub.