March25 , 2023

    Algeria Gives Heavy Fines to Christians Transporting Bibles


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    French officials announced that one of the country's most iconic buildings will welcome visitors and faithful by December 2024.

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    The government of Algeria is once again criticized for discriminating religious minority groups.

    The Protestant Church of Algeria denounced the government for handing a hefty fine to two Christians for having Bibles in their car. In a statement, the Church (known by its French acronym, EPA) denounced the intimidation of Nouredine and Belabbes Khalil, reports Premier.

    Under Algeria’s 2006 law, any act to “shake the faith” of a Muslim is punishable. Publishing, storing and distribution of non-Muslim materials are forbidden.

    The case of the brothers began when they were arrested by the police in March 2015 for carrying 56 Bibles in their vehicle. Officials questioned them about the source of the Bibles and the brothers’