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(Christian Today) – The persecution of Christians in Sri Lanka is increasing as evidenced by the Assembly of God church attacks recently. The situation may soon get even worse due to the unclear proposed anti-conversion law, a spokesman of Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) said. The Church of Assembly of God was attacked by a crowd of around 100 people in Ambalangoda , Sri Lanka . Local authorities believe that Buddhist monks are responsible for the attack. However, a spokesman for VOM, Todd Nettleton said these incidents are becoming a common scene in Sri Lanka . “This is just one of many attacks in the nation of Sri Lanka in the past few months and in the past few years,” he said for Agape Press. “The reports are that in the last two years, at least 170 churches have been attacked, and 140 churches have been closed down due to this type of violent attack.” In his opinion, the proposed anti-conversion law may cause even more fierce persecution, since the way of its interpretation is uncertain. At the moment, it is not clear when Sri Lanka ‘s Parliament will vote on the anti-conversion bill. [Go To Full Story]