Skip to comments.'They are Savages,' say Christians Forced to Flee Mosul by Isis
Posted on 07/27/2014 6:00:27 AM PDT by marshmallow
Hundreds have found shelter in areas between Mosul and Irbil that are controlled by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters
Iraqi Christians who were forced to flee the northern city of Mosul under threat of forced conversion or execution by jihadists have spoken of their terror as churches were turned into mosques and their homes and property confiscated.
The expulsion of one of the world's oldest Christian communities provoked condemnation and anguish from figures as diverse as the pope and Iraq's prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, who lambasted the Islamic State (Isis) for its "criminality and terrorism".
Last weekend Isis gave the city's Christians a stark choice: convert to Islam, pay a religious tax, or face death. "They said there is no place for Christians in the Islamic state," one distraught refugee said from the safety of Bashiqa, 16 miles from Mosul. "Either you become Muslim or you leave." Mosul's last 1,500 Christian families were reportedly robbed at Isis checkpoints as they fled.
Hundreds have found shelter in areas between Mosul and Irbil the capital of the Kurdistan regional government that are controlled by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, but they face an uncertain future.
"If Isis stays, there is no way the Christians can return," Father Boutrous Moshi said from Qara Qoosh, a Christian area south-east of Mosul. "It is up to God whether we return or not. They have not burned the churches but they did set fire to the pictures and the books and broke the windows."
Monks at the 4th-century Mar Behnam monastery, a major pilgrimage site run by the Syriac Catholic church, were allowed to take only the clothes they were wearing.
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obama will do nothing to help Christians. isis is one of obama’s private armies.
Savages? That’s the understatement of the year.
They are devil worshippers—they love power-tripping destruction. They will always fight—each other if not Christians, Jews, and the West.
I don’t know why any would be surprised this is happening.....they’re doing what Islam has done for centuries and will continue to do. When they engulf an area you either play, pay or leave...simple. They call the shots and this without mercy.
‘They are Savages,’ say Christians...
As we have known since the seventh century...
Yep, they do not change their agenda nor their style to accommodate the world's idea of who they are...they ARE who they are.
And what did Emperor Obama do?
Funny - that's exactly how Chris Kyle described them in American Sniper.
The Army of Satan, trained by Obama in Jordan, has driven out the God Fearing Christians in Mosul. Islam truly is the religion of the Anti-Christ, or the tool Satan is using today against believers
50 Soldiers Beheaded And Their Heads Put On Poles
Just seeing the thread about innocents being beheaded and the heads put up for display was enough gore for me.
If it is true that Iraq’s Christians have found shelter among Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, we should increase our support of the Kurds, big time.
Of course they’re savages.
Imagine the fallout if the US did that to muslims.....
At the Sunday mass this morning, during the prayers of the faithful, a special prayer was said for the Iraqi Christians.
Proves WHO he really WORSHIPS and it is NOT the God of the Holy Bible, Jewish/Christian faiths.
Allah = Satan.
Because they are serving “their god”, the devil.
AMEN, second it.