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PBS NewsHour | Middle Eastern Christians Are Increasingly Emigrating | PBS

Duration: 08:25
Program: PBS NewsHour #10446
Broadcast Date: Sep. 17, 2012

One century ago, 20 percent of the Middle East was Christian. Today, they are only 5 percent of the total population. As stricter, more conservative interpretations of Islam have become more widespread in the Middle East, Christians have chosen to leave their homelands fearing harassment or violence. Ray Suarez reports.

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Post Date: September 17, 2012