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In 2002 Islamic Militants launched a grenade attack on a Presbyterian-supported hospital in Pakistan, killing three Pakistani women, this same cell are responsible for attacks on a school for children of Christian Missionaries in Murree (5 ).

Christians are being killed in "liberated" Iraq, for example in November the numbers vary from four or five given by a military leader to sixteen given by a church leader. Archbishop Mosul's Chaldean Catholic community Paulos Faraj Rahho was kidnapped his body we found weeks later. Since 2003 eight Christian priest have been killed (6 ).

In Iraq attacks on Christians increased numerous churches have been bombed. Some of these bombings have coincided with services killing and injuring worshipers (7 ).

Three Christians in Iraq on April of 2009, it's believed they were killed by "terrorist" in the hope of starting sectarian clashes (8 ).

Iraq saw a coordinated bombing of churches in 2004, violence also flared up when people perceived that Pope Benedict XVI made anti Islamic comments (9 ).

Attacks on Christians also occur in Afghanistan and other parts of the Middle East(10 ).

Christians and Muslims generally live together in peace in Nigeria. But clashes between both have killed 200 people in 2008 (11 ).

India the ecumenical Christian organization United Christian Forum for Human Rights (UCFHR) said that when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took power attacks on Christians increased dramatically (12 ).

militants in India are offering rewards to destroy the homes of Christians or kill Christian leaders. A spokesman for All India Christian Council (AICC) said "People are being offered rewards to kill, and to destroy churches and Christian properties," (13 ).

Attacks on Christians have plagued India and it been said, "What has happened recently in India, and has been happening over the past few years, is tantamount to 'religious cleansing' of Christians and other minorities by extremists," by Christian leaders in India. 38 people have died, as many as 30,000 have been left homeless and a dozen churches have been destroyed. The Indian government has deployed troops and set up relief camps to ease the violence and suffering (14).

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