Photo Gallery Dying for Their Faith

The rise of Islamic extremism is putting increasing pressure on Christians in Muslim countries, who are the victims of murder, violence and discrimination. Christians are now considered the most persecuted religious group around the world.
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Foto: Adi Weda/ picture alliance / dpa
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Foto: ASSOCIATED PRESS/ DITA ALANGKARA
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Foto: PERVEZ KHAN/ AP
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Foto: PERVEZ KHAN/ AP
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Foto: epa Tolga Bozoglu/ picture-alliance/ dpa/dpaweb
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Foto: Petros Giannakouris/ ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Foto: David Silverman/ Getty Images
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Foto: Chung Sung-Jun/ Getty Images
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Foto: Str/ picture alliance / dpa