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Persecution of Christians in Asia
Islam is entrenched in Asia from the southern former Soviet "republics" to the island archipelagos of Indonesia and the Philippines. The severity of persecution of Christians varies, but some of the worst treatment comes from allegedly Western-looking nations like Turkey and Pakistan.
As Islam grows more powerful in Asia, countries are enacting laws hostile to Christianity and Christians. This enables Muslims to use police and judicial authorities to harass Christians. Even the tiny Maldives -- a seemingly island paradise in the Indian Ocean -- regards Islam as the only "accepted" religion, making Christians outlaws!
The Taliban of Afghanistan and Pakistan is one of the most recognized Islamic groups, but its violence toward Christians is masked by its uncontrolled hostility to any person or group that resists its bloody fist.