Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Iraqi Christians and Muslims unite to restore minority representation law

A group of Christians and Muslims marched together in a protest in Baghdad on Monday. (Joao Silva for The New York Times)

"We have a question mark at this point about why our government is rejecting us," said Thair al-Sheekh, a priest at Sacred Heart Church in Baghdad, who attended the late afternoon gathering. "They told us we don't have a place in our government, and we don't know why."

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