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Title: Pray For Libya    Author: Unknown   This Writing Is Rated G

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Taken From Persecution.com.

COUNTRY Libya
DESCRIPTION Libya is ruled by Muammar al-Qadhafi, who is perhaps best known for his association with other radical regimes and terrorist groups. Qadhafi has attempted to appease Muslims by broadening Islamic law.

Category: Restricted Nation
Religion: Muslim 96.50%, Christian 3.00%
Ideology: Islam/Military dictatorship
Head of State: Revolutionary Leader Col. Muammar Abu Minyar al-Qadhafi

Libyans are off limits for evangelism. A number of expatriates are trying to reach Libyans, but they are hindered by the country's secret police. Christian literature may enter only through secretive means. There are very few Libyan believers; almost all Christians are foreign workers, and the government strictly monitors them. There is a limit of one church per denomination per city. A non-Libyan Christian man who sought to share the gospel in Libya was beaten and held for 45 days before he was deported.