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February 5, 2016

Morocco Declaration: Muslim Nations Should Protect Christians from Persecution

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A meeting of more than 250 Muslim leaders in Morocco this week has released a document calling for full religious freedom for Christians and other religious minorities in Muslim-majority countries and urging Muslim nations to defend Christians against persecution..

The ground-breaking document, called the Marrakesh Declaration, draws on the language of Muhammad’s Charter of Medina and bans religious violence in the name of Islam, the US magazine Christianity Today has reported.

It was the fruit of a summit of imams, political leaders and scholars, also attended by several American Christian leaders. Read More