Skip to comments.Iraqi Christians return to villages
Posted on 06/29/2014 11:58:48 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Thousands of Iraqi Christians flocked back to their homes in the north on Sunday, days after they fled villages under attack by Sunni Muslim extremists.
Hundreds of people packed into cars, jeeps and buses were crossing a checkpoint on their way back after ruling Kurdish forces told them it was safe to return.
The cluster of villages is in an area known as Hamdaniya, some 45 miles (75 kilometers) inside the border of the largely autonomous Kurdish-held region. It came under attack Wednesday by Sunni insurgents near the northern city of Mosul, led by the al-Qaida inspired Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.
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We should hope and pray it will be.
God bless the Kurds, who seem to be friendly.
In one report it is said that ISIS charges Christians a levy of one half ounce of pure goal for “protection”. And, they must except limitations on their religious practice, notably no church bells or otherwise public displays of Christianity.
That’s just for starters, they’ll be easy to threaten/extort on a continual basis.
They can expect no help from this country, or from the UN.