Skip to comments.Christians flee Iraq’s Mosul after Islamists tell them: convert, pay or die
Posted on 07/19/2014 8:02:24 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Christians were fleeing Iraqs jihadist-held city of Mosul en masse on Friday after mosques relayed an ultimatum giving them a few hours to leave, the countrys Chaldean patriarch and witnesses said.
Iraq is home to one of the worlds most ancient Christian communities, but their numbers have plummeted as attacks against them mounted after the US-led invasion in 2003, which unleashed a wave of sectarian violence.
Christian families are on their way to Dohuk and Arbil, in the neighboring autonomous region of Kurdistan, Patriarch Louis Sako told AFP. For the first time in the history of Iraq, Mosul is now empty of Christians.
Before 2003, the citys Christians numbered some 60,000 people, but that dropped to some 35,000 by June this year, Sako said.
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Just following the holy book of the religion of cut them to pieces:
Sura (9:29) - "Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, even if they are of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued."
Time for a new Crusade
Bush’s fault. The USA is not very good at middle eastern politics, and should stay out. There was a good argument for backing Israel during the cold war when we needed a friendly client (though Lebanon would have been better). But now the cold war’s over and we no longer need to put up with the lies and manipulation. What we did to the Christians of Iraq was a crime.
real refugees. Jesus help them.
Insomuch as Bush is liberal, he shares that blame. Along with his going along with liberals against Mubarak.
BTW, your anti-Israel stance is noted. That would be more at home on Stormfront.
Convert, pay or die? Sounds like the recipe for TOTALITARIANCARE of POSOTUS.
The sad truth is that these Iraqi Christians are facing these trials and tribulations because Saddam Hussein was far more effective at dealing with radical Muslims in Iraq than a jack@ss from Texas with an Ivy League education ever was.
“Religion of Peace” alert
The Pope’s comments on this situation in...
No point in a new crusade until we regain the strength of our convictions and believe that pushing Christianity is the right thing to do.
Pushing secularism just empowers the jihadists.
It actually never ended. America’s leftist PC MORONS just never noticed.
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