Mideast Christians struggle during Arab Spring

24.06.2011                      22.Siwan, 5771

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Mideast Christians struggle during Arab Spring

Christians fear Arab Spring opens door to religious strife, toppled dictators often protected religious minorities.

Middle East Christians are struggling to keep hope alive with Arab Spring democracy movements promising more political freedom but threatening religious strife that could decimate their dwindling ranks.
Scenes of Egyptian Muslims and Christians protesting side by side in Cairo's Tahrir Square five months ago marked the high point of the euphoric phase when a new era seemed possible for religious minorities chafing under Islamic majority rule….