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Afghanistan: ISIS kills four men who converted to Christianity

Most of the Christians in Afghanistan keep their faith secret, as conversion from Islam to Christianity is illegal. In the entire country, there is only one church that enjoys legal recognition: the Roman Catholic chapel at the Italian Embassy in Kabul.

For previous coverage of the persecution of Christians in Afghanistan, see here.

“ISIS kills four Afghan Christians,” by Kevin Zeller, MNN, September 22, 2021:

Afghanistan (MNN) — Four Christian men have been killed in Afghanistan; not by the Taliban, but by ISIS.

An extended family was traveling to join a larger convoy trying to escape the country, reports Nehemiah with FMI. “ISIS asked them, ‘we have tape about you that you are no longer Muslims. So is it true that you are not Muslim?’ They said, Yes, we are not Muslims anymore. We are Christians.’ So the men of this family were killed at the spot. The children and women, they let them go.”

Nehemiah asked his contacts how they knew it was ISIS that committed the violence. “The family told them that they were holding the flag of ISIS and they were wearing black uniforms.”…

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