Protestantism in Afghanistan

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In Afghanistan there was a congregation in Kabul but it was demolished by King Mohammed Zahir Shah.[1] There are unconfirmed reports that two native Afghan converts were hanged in 1998 by the Taliban.[2] There have been disputed reports of the murder by Islamic militants of a Muslim cleric for "propagating Christianity".[3] There are estimated to be between 500 and 8,000 Christians within Afghanistan.[4]

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  1. ^ Sheryl Henderson Blunt (December 26, 2001). "Afghans May Starve". Christianity Today. Retrieved 2006-07-06. 
  2. ^ Barbara G. Baker (February 15, 2001). "Taliban Threatens Death to Converts". Christianity Today. Retrieved 2006-07-06. 
  3. ^ Mark Stricherz (September 9, 2004). "Land of Warlords". Christianity Today. Retrieved 2006-07-06. 
  4. ^ US State Gov - Afghanistan