Iraq & Syria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Iraq and Syria.

For more visit:
http://www.christianpost.com/news/isis-holds-227-assyrian-christians-hostage-as-world-watches-genocidal-ethno-religious-cleansing-in-the-middle-east-says-relief-worker-140603/
http://www.persecution.org/2015/06/24/isis-blows-up-16-christian-homes-in-iraqs-militant-held-mosul/

Syria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news in Syria.

For more visit:
http://aclj.org/persecuted-church/fate-of-syrian-christians-kidnapped-by-isis-still-unknown
http://www.mercatornet.com/articles/view/the-slow-death-of-syrian-christianity/16349

Syria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Syria and the ISIS persecution of minorities in that country (the most recent articles are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.aleteia.org/en/world/article/a-picture-of-the-destruction-left-by-isis-5789269335474176
http://www.aleteia.org/en/world/article/us-airstrikes-credited-for-liberation-of-christian-villages-in-syria-5779759204139008
http://www.aina.org/news/20150526172505.htm
http://www.christiantoday.com/article/assyrian.villages.taken.by.islamic.state.have.been.liberated/54455.htm
http://www.christianpost.com/news/assyrian-christian-children-forced-to-watch-isis-beheadings-what-kind-of-world-is-this-for-kids-to-grow-up-in-139344/
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-plight-of-the-middle-easts-christians-1431700075
https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2015/05/3841261

Syria: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Syria.

For more visit:
http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/03/syria-christians-aleppo-regime-community-is.html
http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-iraq-christian-refugees-20150323-story.html

ISIS: Persecution News Update


The links below are to articles reporting on persecution news from Iraq and Syria, with particular emphasis on ISIS (note the most recent articles are at the top).

For more visit:
http://www.christianpost.com/news/how-should-christians-respond-to-isis-135822/
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/03/17/syrian-iraqi-christians-plead-for-international-assistance-from-temporary-homes/
http://www.jns.org/latest-articles/2015/3/16/mideast-christian-yazidi-groups-urge-un-to-act-on-islamic-state-persecution
http://www.persecution.org/2015/03/16/islamic-state-isis-vandalizes-churches-in-iraq-removing-crosses-atop-them-destroying-statues-and-icons/
https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/security/report/2015/03/12/108473/the-plight-of-christians-in-the-middle-east/
http://www.newsday.com/news/world/activists-number-of-christians-abducted-by-isis-rises-to-220-1.9979216
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2015/02/24/isis-captures-christians-piece-by-piece-middle-eastern-christianity-is-being/