Church in Kyrgyzstan set on fire ‘by those who don’t want Christianity in Muslim country’
ChristianToday.com reports: “A Baptist community in eastern Kyrgyzstan fears for its safety, with its 40 Kyrgyz and Russian members searching for a new place of worship, after unknown attackers set its church building on fire, World Watch Monitor (WWM) reported.
According to WWM, when local radio and TV stations broadcasted news of the arson attack, in Kajisay, a small town in the Issyk-Kul region that borders China, it caused a ‘great public outcry’.
The organisation reported an investigating police officer as saying that the attack was ‘organised by those who don’t like your church and Christianity in the midst of a Muslim country’.
Meanwhile, one church member reportedly said: ‘We don’t believe that the police will find and punish those who burned our church.’
Local Christians said that instead of pursuing the arsonists, police have asked questions about who funded the church building, how many Kyrgyz are members, and why, as ethnic Muslims, they do not go to the local mosque…”View Original Article