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Syrian Christians 'targeted' by rebels

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The Christian community is one of the oldest in Syria but increasingly one that feels threatened.

Thousands are said to have left Homs after the rebels took over.

Speaking to Today's reporter Zubeida Malik, Reverend Nadim Nassar, a Syrian anglican priest, says he is worried "the influence from outside Syria" will affect the good relationship between Christians and Muslims.

Georgette, a Syrian Christian in Damscus, said her cousin's home was broken into in Homs and she and her husband were threatened and asked to leave within 24 hours, or risk being killed.


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