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Pakistan Christians call for better protection

Protesters block main highway in city of Lahore, where around 170 Christian homes were set on fire.
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2013 23:06

Thousands of protesters have been marching in several cities in Pakistan to demand better protection for Christians.

Demonstrators blocked the main highway in the eastern city of Lahore, where around 170 Christian homes were set on fire on Saturday.

Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports.

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