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Increasing crimes against Christians in Syria reveal the difficult road to ‘democracy’ that lies ahead in the Middle East
By Jamie Dean
2/11/2012 Syria (World Magazine) – As Syria descends into full-scale civil war, the emerging picture for its Christian population – next to Egypt one of the largest in the Middle East – is grim.
More than 11 months since street demonstrations against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad began, Syria is roiling in increasingly violent conflict: By early February, the Syrian military openly battled armed opposition forces and brutally attacked civilian targets in the rebel-held city of Homs, where shelling had killed a reported 200 people. Three days after a resolution condemning Assad’s government failed to win passage by the UN Security Council, intensified fighting forced the United States to close its embassy and recall all diplomatic personnel.

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