In this Wednesday, March 27, 2013 photo, a newly-built house, right, and a lamppost blocks access to houses owned by over 20 Christian families, and the builder is demanding the equivalent of almost ... more 
In this Wednesday, March 27, 2013 photo, a newly-built house, right, and a lamppost blocks access to houses owned by over 20 Christian families, and the builder is demanding the equivalent of almost $15,000 to remove them, in Samalout, Minya Province, Egypt. Crimes targeting Christians, like squatting in Christian-owned properties and refusing to leave except when they are paid added to a recent spate of kidnappings for ransom of wealthy Christians is increasing the normally simmering tension between Muslims and Christians in Minya. (AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Thomas Hartwell
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 1:41 PM EDT