We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
Police and customs officers interrogating the convert pressured him to renounce Christ.
More than 100 military personnel were on board the plane. It crashed in the province of Blida, near capital Algiers.
Christians are humiliated at airports, body-searched as if they were criminals or traffickers, compared to terrorists.
In recent months, authorities in Algeria have stepped up restrictions against Christian churches in the country, orchestrating what appears to be a “coordinated campaign of intensified action against churches”.
He posted a message on social media about the light of Jesus overcoming the “lie” of Islam and its prophet.