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Hungary offers Iranian Christian convert sanctuary after Sweden threatens deportation

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An Iranian Christian convert, due to be deported from Sweden back to Iran, is being offered asylum in Hungary.

Aideen Strandsson’s appeal was rejected by Sweden, where she has been living after converting from Islam to Christianity, despite her facing prison, rape or even death if she was returned, according to CBN

The Hungarian government has closed its borders to refugees and migrants fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and north Africa and has refused to accept its quota of people under the European Union’s forced relocation scheme.

Saying it wants to ‘preserve the Christian values’ of the nation, Hungary has turned its back on Muslim refugees in particular.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said that he wants to protect the Christian character of his country.Reuters

But a government statement on Wednesday says Hungary was ‘ready to recognise the girl from Iran as a refugee who the Swedish

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