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Foreigners suspected of trying to spread Christianity arrested in Libya
ICC Note: Yesterday, ICC reported that four Christian foreigners were arrested in Benghazi, Libya, for allegedly taking part in evangelistic activities. Police spokesman Hussein bin Hamid said the foreigners are from South Africa, Egypt and South Korea, and one holds both Swedish and U.S. nationality, according to Fox News. Police also reportedly found 45,000 books in their possession and another 25,000 that had already been distributed. The Christians are currently detained and undergoing interrogation. ICC will continue to bring you the latest updates on the story.
2/17/2013 Libya (FoxNews) -Four foreigners were arrested in Libya on suspicion of distributing books about Christianity and proselytizing, a Libyan police spokesman said on Saturday.

Spreading Christianity is a crime in the predominantly Muslim North African county.
The four were arrested in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday and are under investigation for printing and distributing books that proselytize Christianity. Police said they found 45,000 books in their possession and that another 25,000 have already been distributed.
Bin Hamid said that embassy officials have visited them. He would not say where they are being held.

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