Canberra (AINA) -- The Australian Federal Parliament discussed the plight of the Assyrians of Iraq on Monday after a motion was raised by The Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Treasurer and Member for McMahon, upon a request from the Assyrian Universal Alliance.
(AINA) -- The head of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, Patriarch Khaninia Dinkha IV, has called for a three day fast for the Assyrians of Iraq and Syria, who have become refugees in their own lands.
(AINA) -- On Saturday, August 30 the Iraqi passport office in Arbel announced it would start accepting applications to issue new passports for refugees from the Nineveh Plain and other areas who fled from ISIS.
(AINA) -- The Hammurabi Human Rights Organization* has issued its latest report, dated August 30, 2014, on the situation in North Iraq.
By Leah Sorith
(AINA) -- 75 year-old Najib and his wife Dalal (Delilah), 72, were too old and ill to leave their town Baghdede when it fell to ISIS on August 7, when the majority of the population fled the town of over 50,000 Christians, the largest Christian city in Iraq.
(AINA) -- The mother of Christina Khader Ebada, a 3 year-old Assyrian girl who was abducted from her family by ISIS as they were leaving Baghdede (AINA 2014-08-25), was interviewed by Ishtar TV, an Assyrian network based in Arbel.
Stockholm (AINA) -- A group of Assyrians from the Assyrian Federation of Sweden held a silent rally outside the British embassy in Stockholm on Wednesday, August 27 to call attention to the cultural genocide that is being committed against the Assyrians in north Iraq by the Islamic State (ISIS).