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- India sentences man to death for slaying | Dara Singh sentenced to death, 12 others get life in prison (Associated Press)
- Indian court orders death for missionary murder (Reuters)
- Indian Christians 'satisfied' with sentence | But the All India Christian Council said the punishment would do little to end religious persecution in the eastern state of Orissa (AFP)
- Hindu hardliner sentenced to die for killing Australians in India (AFP)
- Killers of Australian missionary in India enraged by beef eating | A Hindu extremist convicted in the murder of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons said he committed the crime after seeing tribal Indians eat beef, which is forbidden by Hinduism, a report said (AFP)
- Eritrean children locked up for having Bibles, says Amnesty | The authorities in the east African country are persecuting a minority Christian church by subjecting 27 girls and 30 boys to "cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment" (The Guardian, London)
- Vatican rebukes Georgia, Orthodox Church | The Vatican issued an unusually strong rebuke to the former Soviet republic of Georgia and its dominant Orthodox Church on Saturday, after the government scrapped an accord guaranteeing religious freedom for Catholics (Associated Press)
- Dark days in Bethlehem | Under siege from all sides, Christians in the Holy Land have never been so beset. A report from the front (Newsweek)
- Israel's Christian soldiers | Citing Scripture, Evangelical Christians have taken up the cause of preserving Israel with a passion—no matter how many liberal Jews find their unlikely devotion unsettling (New York)
- Christians feel vulnerable in post-Saddam Iraq | Their main concern, as for all Iraqis, is the resultant insecurity. But Christians are also worried about a potential Islamization of Iraq (Reuters)
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