insagentjoe said: What's going on with the Christians in Iraq in the areas that daaesh has taken over? Particular in the Mosul area and telqaf? My wife's family is originally from there assyrian-prince: It’s absolute hell. My family escaped Mosul in time (4 a.m.) and are now in the northern region of Iraq, close to the Turkish border. They had to leave all their belongings/their home behind and brought only their ID cards with them as they ran for their lives. Parents and children.   ISIS has raped Assyrian women, the stories are endless and horrifying… Convert to Islam or face the sword: Iraqi Christians flee cities captured by extremists known to kill non-Muslims  Report: Mother and daughter [Assyrians] raped by ISIS militants for not paying jizya tax>father allegedly killed himself after the fact Iraq’s Christian Minority Feels Militant Threat 50,000 Assyrians Flee Fighting in North Iraq It’s really bad in Iraq right now. Really bad. Help out if you can here or here. Prayer. Tell people what’s happening. Something. Write to your local government officials? Do something.  Praying for all the innocent, regardless of ethnic or religious background. 

insagentjoe said: What's going on with the Christians in Iraq in the areas that daaesh has taken over? Particular in the Mosul area and telqaf? My wife's family is originally from there

assyrian-prince:

It’s absolute hell.

My family escaped Mosul in time (4 a.m.) and are now in the northern region of Iraq, close to the Turkish border. They had to leave all their belongings/their home behind and brought only their ID cards with them as they ran for their lives. Parents and children.  

ISIS has raped Assyrian women, the stories are endless and horrifying…

Convert to Islam or face the sword: Iraqi Christians flee cities captured by extremists known to kill non-Muslims 

50,000 Assyrians Flee Fighting in North Iraq

It’s really bad in Iraq right now. Really bad. Help out if you can here or here. Prayer. Tell people what’s happening. Something. Write to your local government officials? Do something. 

Praying for all the innocent, regardless of ethnic or religious background. 

mymedspace:

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