Saudi jails Lebanese man for helping woman to convert (to Christianity)


Source: Daily Star, Lebanon

A Saudi court jailed a Lebanese man for six years and sentenced him to 300 lashes after convicting him of encouraging a Saudi woman to convert to Christianity, local dailies reported Sunday.

The same court sentenced a Saudi man convicted in the same case to two years in prison and 200 lashes for having helped the young woman flee the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom, local daily Al-Watan said.

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2 replies

  1. We at The Muslim Times do not believe that this sentence is in accordance with Islamic law. We believe that there is no punishment (in this life) for such an act. The Holy Qur’an states: ‘There is no compulsion in religion’.

  2. There is a difference between evangelism and proselytism. Proselytism (the attempt to change one’s religiouse belifs throught material objects, moral pressure or other means) is a sin and should not be encourage. I guess the Lebanese guy was found guilty by the Saudi Court because of proselytism.

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