Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Northern Iraq no longer safe for Christians

The Kurdish capital of Erbil is one of a number of cities
where bombings have left Christians feeling unsafe.
Tom Blackwell / Flickr / Creative Commons
An increase in violence against Christians in northern Iraq has increased the flow of Christians leaving the country.

The north, generally considered a relatively safe area of the country, had become home for many Christians fleeing from the tumultuous central and southern regions.

However, several bombings in the north in recent months have caused panic among the Christian community.


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