“The Nineveh plains were home to more than 40 percent of the Christian population in all of Iraq. While East Mosul has seen 90 percent of its people return, the Nineveh Plains has seen only 12 percent of the Christian population return even though these territories were liberated earlier than Mosul."
ACN in the News
"It would be great if Christians in the West would petition their government so that, for example, the US government take account of the importance of Christians in the Middle East. It seems that sometimes that economic considerations have precedence, as has been the case in Iraq, for example. Western policy should ensure that Christians remain in the Middle East—their presence is vital."
The dark Russian anniversary this year coincides with the release of Aid to the Church in Need’s 2017 edition of “Persecuted & Forgotten?,” a biannual report on Christian persecution around the world. Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/452948/christians-persecuted-today-middle-east-asia-and-elsewhere