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Lebanese man gets 300 lashes, 6 years for helping woman convert to Christianity

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FOX News
A Lebanese man was sentenced to 300 lashes with a whip and six years in prison for his role in helping a Saudi woman convert to Christianity and flee the kingdom in the latest example of the religious intolerance that grips the region.

Former Guatemala dictator found guilty of genocide

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NBC News
A Guatemalan court has convicted former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity, sentencing him to 80 years in prison.

Over 100 homes burned in anti-Christian rampage in Pakistan

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A mob of 3,000 Muslims attacked a Christian neighborhood in Lahore, Pakistan’s second-largest city, after a Christian was arrested on charges of committing blasphemy against Muhammad.

Egyptians Mourn Massacre of Coptic Christians

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World Watch Monitor
Funeral services were held today in Cairo for some of the victims of a military attack against a group of Christian protestors that left 26 dead and hundreds wounded.

The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking

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The New York Times
THIRTEEN years ago, researchers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum began the grim task of documenting all the ghettos, slave labor sites, concentration camps and killing factories that the Nazis set up throughout Europe.