Fanatics still dream of removing Christians

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By Fionn Shiner MORE than three years on from the defeat of Daesh (ISIS), Islamists in Iraq are as determined as ever to rid their towns and cities of Christians – according to a senior bishop, who has warned of a surge in extremism.…

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Nineveh Plains Transitional Justice Report: March

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By Claire Evans04/01/2020 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – The Nineveh Governorate has come to a grinding halt because of COVID-19, impacting the ability of returnees to maintain whatever life they had developed post-ISIS. The militias are…

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Curfew Causes Damages for Iraqi IDPs

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03/29/2020 Iraq (International Christian Concern) – Iraq’s strict coronavirus restrictions are having potentially disastrous implications for Christians persecuted by ISIS attempting to rebuild their lives in the Nineveh Plains, a disputed territory currently under control of the Central Government.…

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Turkey Weaponizes, Then Restores, Water

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03/28/2020 Syria (International Christian Concern) – Nearly a week after Turkish sponsored armed groups cut the water supply for 460,000 people living in Syria’s Hasakah province, the supply has been restored. This restoration comes with the demand that Turkey receives 30-50% of the Mabrouka station’s total electrical output,…

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From Syria with love, prayers and solidarity

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·     ACN project partner’s heart-felt coronavirus message By John Pontifex AN intrepid nun, who coordinates emergency relief in Syria, has responded to the coronavirus pandemic by sending a message of prayer and solidarity to friends and benefactors of a leading Catholic charity.…

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Syrian Christians: Leaders in hope

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Fionn ShinerFr Charbel Eid Rizkallah with icon of Our Lady of SorrowsChristians in Syria are an example for the whole Church of how to keep hope in a time of life-changing crisis – according to a senior priest who is working with parish communities all over the country.…

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Leaders in the way of hope

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By Fionn Shiner CHRISTIANS in Syria are an example for the whole Church of how to keep hope in a time of life-changing crisis – according to a senior priest who is working with parish communities all over the country.…

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