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When Eva refused to renounce her Christian faith,
she was falsely accused of desecrating a Qur'an.

A teenager in Tanzania was recently sentenced to two years in prison after being accused of desecrating the Qur'an. Eva Abdullah, 17, converted to Christianity from Islam three years ago. Her parents disowned her after her conversion and a group of radicals in her hometown of Bagamoyo tried to persuade her to renounce her Christian faith. When she refused, they falsely accused her of desecrating a Qur'an. Many Christian leaders were afraid to defend Eva because of Muslim dominance in the district. On July 26, Eva was sentenced to two years in prison by a judge who was allegedly bribed by the Islamic militants.

Praise the Lord for Eva's witness for the Gospel and ask God to strengthen her faith regardless of her circumstances (2 Peter 1:2-4). Pray the Lord will give her opportunities to share her faith in prison and use her testimony to strengthen the faith of believers all over Tanzania.