As theological debates on sexuality and marriage become more and more central, many Christian denominations are being asked to clarify their views.
One minor was held for 25 days, another is still in custody, along with five adult volunteers.
Conversion from Islam is impossible in many places and in the few locations where it is possible legally, there are social and cultural impediments to change.
Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar have also enacted similar laws, with Nepal going so far as to include them in the recently adopted constitution.
“No one shall attempt to change or convert someone from one religion to another”, the new Constitution draft says. Christians and Muslims have raised serious objections.