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Sarah Lynch

Sarah Lynch is an author at Religion News Service.

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In Egypt, atheists considered a ‘dangerous development’

February 2, 2015

CAIRO (RNS) A government wing that issues religious edicts released a survey in December claiming Egypt was home to exactly 866 atheists — a number deemed “a dangerous development.”

Tunisia takes on militants, pushes back against Shariah law

March 31, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (RNS) Militancy in the Arab world is often fueled by repressive political policies; many experts say Tunisia is wisely steering away from despotic edicts that have rocked Arab Spring movements in Egypt and Libya.

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