[Abdul] Rahman has been prosecuted under Afghanistan's Islamic laws for converting 16 years ago while working as a medical aid worker for an international Christian group helping Afghan refugees in Pakistan. He was arrested last month and charged with apostasy.
Muslim clerics had threatened to incite Afghans to kill Rahman if the government freed him. They said he clearly violated Islamic Shariah law by rejecting Islam.
Over at The Moderate Voice, Justin Gardner asks, "What does that mean for the next convert to Christianity where the evidence is overwhelming? Will that person be put to death?"
And those of us raised Roman Catholic thought we had it tough with the Holy Days of Obligation.