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Submitted by Dinesh Patel (United States), Mar 14, 2006 at 14:02

Sixteen Chrisitians have been killed in northern Nigeria during protests by Muslims over the cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad. A priest was among 16 people killed after Muslims turned on the minority Christian community, burning shops and churches.

In Gamboro a husband and wife lost all six of their children and all their possessions when their house was burned down.

One man who was killed by the mob put a tyre around him, covered him in petrol and set him on fire.

Female Reporter Stoned at Turkish Cartoon Protest (and she was muslim!)
"We were doing our job as journalists. But apparently some people found that not covering my head was provocative. They called me a blasphemer while I was sitting on the bus. They threw stones and shoes. As a reporter from Konya I was ashamed."

Roman Catholic priest was shot dead in a church courtyard in north-east Turkey.

In Beruit, The Maronite Catholic church near the Danish consulate was also attacked, prompting fears that the protests could turn into a sectarian clash

5 christians killed in pakistan. Protestors also damaged the St. Michael's Convent School Cantt, St Elizabath Girls' College and a Mission Hospital, run by the Church of Pakistan in Peshawar, said the Center for Legal Aid Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS), a UK-based religious advocacy and aid group, in a statement to BosNewsLife.

Protests have also taken place outside the Austrian embassy in Tehran, which was pelted with stones, firecrackers and eggs; and the Danish embassy for a second day on Tuesday, which was hit with firebombs and stones.

Hundreds of Muslims protesting caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad tried to storm the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia on Sunday, smashing the windows of a guard post but failing to push through the gates. Several people were injured.

...why the heck should christians protest when muslims protest like this...?
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