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John Eibner: Boston Globe "Christophobia in the Muslim world" May 5, 2011
Obama Must Defend Syria’s Religious Minorities August 1, 2012
Washington Times: Alawites spurned by rebels in Syria July 31, 2012
Der Spiegel: 'We're Too Frightened to Talk'; Christians Flee from Radical Rebels in Syria July 25, 2012
New York Times: Syria's Threatened Christians June 29, 2012
NY Times: Palestinian Christians Look Back on a Year of Troubles, March 11, 2007
CBN News: Gaza Christians Face Hamas Threats, January 1, 2010
NPR: Christian's Death Verdict Spurs Holy Row In Pakistan, December 14, 2010
LA Times: Pakistan's only Christian Cabinet member assassinated, March 3, 2011
Another Christian Martyred in Pakistan
In Pakistan, Christianity Earns a Death Sentence
Pakistan: The Embattled Sikhs in Taliban Territory
Newsweek: Pity the Christian Arabs, January 16, 2011
The Guardian: Egypt promises justice after Copts and Muslims clash in Cairo, May 8, 2011
Toronto Star: Egypt's Copts reel from sectarian violence, October 11, 2011
AP: Christians under siege in post-revolution Egypt, October 10, 2011
Newsweek: Intolerant Arab Spring, October 16, 2011
Hudson New York: Egypt's Massacre of Christians: What the Media Does Not Want You to Know, October 31, 2011
Middle East Christians facing 'extremist atrocities'
Lights Out for the Middle East’s Christians?
Anyone Notice the Persecution of Mideast Christians?
Egypt Promises to Address Coptic Christians’ Concerns
Christians in the Middle East: a minority victim of the ‘Arab spring’?
60 Minutes: Vicar: Dire Times for Iraq's Christians, December 2, 2007
NY Times: Church Attack Seen as Strike at Iraq's Core, November 1, 2010
Vicar: Dire Times For Iraq's Christians
Islamic Rioters Attack Christian Shops in Northern Iraq
Christian Post: Iran attempts to convert Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani as he awaits execution decision, October 26, 2011
Washington Post: Christian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani faces potential execution, September 27, 2011
John Eibner: Turkey's Christians under siege
Patriarch Bartholomew Feels "Crucified"
Saudi Arabia arrests Colombian soccer player over religious tattoos
Kenya and Somalia
Somali Christians Find Danger Follows Them to Kenya
Islamic Extremists in Somalia Behead 17-year-old Christian
Attack on Church Compound in Kenya Kills Two, Wounds Three