Sweden rejects asylum claims by Iraqi Christians
Catholic World News - December 20, 2010
The government of Sweden has refused to accept a request for asylum from 5 Iraqi Christians who said that they faced persecution in their native land.
The 5 Christians were returned to Iraq—at a time when thousands of other Christians are fleeing the country to escape a campaign of violence. UN officials have criticized the Swedish decision.
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