Persecution Rises in Oil Rich Brunei

persecution.org 24 January 2013
By Stefan J. Bos

Dutch Queen Beatrix has begun a two-day visit to Brunei, focusing on expanding economic relations despite concerns about the reported increased persecution of minority Christians in the gas and oil rich Islamic mini-state.

Well-informed Open Doors, a Netherlands-based Christian relief group, said ahead of her visit that the sultan announced preparations for an 'Islamic Criminal Law' to "complicate the situation for the Christian minority further, especially those known to have converted." (continue reading...)