Once home to one of the largest Christian communities in the Middle East, Iraq today is in danger of losing Christianity completely. The Islamic State group forced thousands of Christians to flee after it stormed through the Nineveh Plains in 2014. Some have now returned, following IS’s military defeat. But even with IS gone, in many areas of Iraq daily life is governed by Sharia (Islamic law) and Muslims are forbidden to leave Islam.

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Iraq’s children ‘neglected’

UK charity War Child has called the situation of children in Iraq “one of the world’s most neglected crises”. Related Articles:Closure of India’s Emmanuel Mission office halts…Egypt’s elections and the man dividing the country’s CoptsPersecution Watch countries: Beyond the Top 50‘There will never be peace for Nigeria’s…Missionaries of Charity complain […]

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