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A protest by minority Christians in Cairo spiraled into a violent melee with riot police. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

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Deadly attacks on Iraqi Christians continueupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 11:11:00

Three people were killed Monday in Iraq in the latest attack targeting Christians, police in the city of Mosul said.

Christian man, daughter killed in bombing in Iraqupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 22:13:00

A bombing in northern Iraq killed a Christian man and his 6-year-old daughter Tuesday, the latest in a series of strikes targeting the country's dwindling Christian population.

Christian areas targeted in Baghdadupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 22:13:00

A wave of bombings and mortar attacks strike Christian areas across Baghdad. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

For Iraqi Christians, fear is knockingupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 16:39:00

She lives in a paralyzing state of "constant and fear" and it's forcing her to keep her children indoors and out of school.

Sentences for Iran's Baha'i leaders reportedly reducedupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 13:49:00

Prison sentences for seven Baha'i leaders in Iran have reportedly been reduced from 20 to 10 years, the Baha'i International Community learned Thursday.

Malaysia: Churches firebombed amid Allah disputeupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 21:46:00

Attackers firebombed three churches in the southeast Asian nation of Malaysia overnight, assaults that come amid widespread Muslim ire over a court ruling that allowed Christians to use the word Allah as a term for God.

Nations with worst religious tolerance namedupdated: Fri May 01 2009 11:55:00

A U.S. government panel listed 13 countries Friday as "egregious" violators of religious freedom.

Report details abuse of Christiansupdated: Wed Dec 24 2008 13:12:00

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom cited several examples in a recent report of abuse toward Christians in Iraq.

Religious minorities in Iraq face persecution, panel saysupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 10:00:00

Iraq's smaller religious groups have been facing "ongoing severe abuses," and the situation requires a response from the United States, a religious freedom watchdog said Tuesday.

Iran's arrest of Baha'is condemnedupdated: Sat May 17 2008 09:16:00

Six Baha'i leaders in Iran were seized and imprisoned this week, the religious group said. The act prompted condemnation and concern from the movement and a top American religious freedom panel.

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