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Secret Lives: Middle Eastern Taboos: Leaving Islam

Episode 1 BBC World News August 14, 2010

Across the Middle East certain subjects are taboo. Sex outside marriage, homosexuality and converting from Islam. In a three-part documentary series, correspondents from BBC's Arabic Service explore the hidden world of sex and religion in the Middle East. Christians can practice their faith freely across much of the Arab world but converting from Islam to Christianity is another matter entirely. Omar Abdul-Razek, from the BBC's Arabic Service, investigates the hidden world of converts.