Christian refugees wary of returning to Syria

Many of those seeking shelter in neighbouring countries faced persecution for their beliefs at the hands of rebels.

    Among those seeking shelter in Syria's neighbouring countries are hundreds of thousands of Syrian Christians persecuted for their beliefs by armed opposition groups.

    Many are too scared of speaking out for fear of endangering their relatives who remain in the country.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from Beirut, Lebanon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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