Arab revolution is leading to great things, isn’t it? NOT! Pray for the Christians living in Sudan. Their lives just got a lot more dangerous.
Sudan plans to move forward with an all-Islamic constitution and a legal system governed by Shariah law, the country’s president said Wednesday.
The announcement comes three months after neighboring South Sudan, largely Christian, declared its independence and split off from the predominantly Muslim north. Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir had said in December that his country would adopt an Islamic constitution if the south made such a move, Reuters reported, though many hoped he would not go through with it.
“Ninety eight percent of the people are Muslims and the new constitution will reflect this. The official religion will be Islam and Islamic law the main source [of the constitution],” Bashir said in a speech to students in Khartoum. “We call it a Muslim state.”