China and Russia Top Governments Responsible for Damaging, Vandalizing Churches, Mosques, Says New Study

July 14, 2014

The Chinese, Russian and Tajikistan governments bore responsibility for the destruction of over 100 houses of worship in their respective countries in 2012. Pew Research Center has found that the three countries, whose populations are 1.4 billion, 146 million, and 8 million, respectively, were among the leaders in terms of the number of incidents of religious property damage.


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