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Recognizing The Phenomenon Of The Persecution Of Christians Globally
Renowned Assyrian Director Terrence Malick to Be Honored
Chaldean Patriarch Cancels Public Christmas Celebrations in Iraq
Chaldean Archbishop: Iraq Unrest Signals Rejection of Post-2003 Settlement
A Fresh Approach to Help Iraq's Forgotten Minorities?
Nineveh Plains Transitional Justice Report: November
Kurdish Tribes Stealing Assyrian Lands in Iraq
A Portrait of an Assyrian Family in Iran
Iraq's Assyrians 'Close to Extinction'
Mideast Catholic Leaders Call for Peace, Stability in Region
Assyrians From Around the World Gather in Jerusalem to Discuss the Future of Aramaic
Assyrian Cylinder Seals Unearthed in Iran
Iraqi Assyrians Warn Sweden of 'Islamist Rule'
The Last Assyrian Frontline in Syria
Assyrian, Greek, Armenian Genocide Issue Raised in Western Australian Parliament
The Assyrian Mind
Assyrian Women Chorus to Present Concert
Archbishop of Basra Calls for New Infrastructures and Constitution to Save Iraq
International Conference on Christian Persecution Convenes in Budapest
Chaldean Patriarch Calls for Stop to Violence, Rebuilding Iraq
Iraq's Assyrians 'Vulnerable' Says Bishop
In Search of Leonard, My Martyred Ancestor
Were There More Than Three Kings?
Erdoğan Claims to Be a Defender of Christians, But Christians in Turkey and Syria Are Afraid
Assyrian-led Forces on the Front-lines in Northeast Syria: Video
Assyrian Town in Syria Targeted By Occupation Forces
Assyrian Killed in Iran Protests
Iraqi Assyrian Groups Respond to Criticism of USAID Grants to Help Victims of ISIS
Refugees Contribute Over $200M in Metro Detroit
Syrian Army, SDF Advance 10 KM West of Assyrian Town in Northeast Syria
In Northeast Syria, Last Assyrians Fear Turkish Advance
Turkey's Vanishing Assyrians a Victim of Erdogan's War
Syrian-Assyrian Town to Be Under Russian Protection After New Agreement
SDF Denies Agreement to Cede Control of Assyrian Town to Syrian Army, Russian Military
ACLU Sues Feds to Stop Chaldean Deportations
The 1915 Genocide and Beyond: Presentation and Art
'Too Many to Count' -- The Global Persecution of Christians
What Felled the Great Assyrian Empire?
The Other Genocide of Christians
Assyrian Journalist Detained in Iraq for 13 Days After Reporting Trip to Syria
U.S. Senator Graham Blocks Armenian Genocide Resolution After Meeting Erdoğan
Fierce Battle Rages in Northeast Syria As SDF, Syrian Army Troops Attempt to Advance
Coalition to Protest Erdogan White House Visit
ISIS is Targeting Syria's Christians
Iraqi Cardinal Calls for Prayer and Fasting
Park in Southeastern Turkey Built Atop Assyrian, Armenian Graves
Syrian Christians Endangered By Turkish Invasion of Syria: U.S. Officials
Assyrians in Armenia
Turkish-backed Forces Attempt to Capture Key Assyrian Town in Northeast Syria
Assyrian Journalist Detained By Kurdish Security Forces Since October 31
Assyrian Nun Valiantly Stands Guard Over 1,500-year-old Church in Turkey's Southeast
Turkish Offensive in Northern Syria Forced Assyrians to Evacuate Villages
The Islamization of History
The Plight of Christians in Northeast Syria
Recognising the Armenian, Assyrian, Greek Genocide Means Being on the Right Side of History
Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Meets Russian President Putin and Hungarian Prime Minister Orban
Restoring Iconic Church a Turning Point for Iraq's Assyrians
Assyrian Man Who Resisted Deportation to Iraq Pleads His Case in Immigration Court
Nineveh Plains Transitional Justice Report: October
Assyrian Forces to Oversee Security in Northern Syria
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Recognizing The Phenomenon Of The Persecution Of Christians Globally

By Ewelina U. Ochab

Acts of violence based on religion or belief are on the increase globally. This includes atrocities that amount to genocide and crimes against humanity. While such acts of violence (and also severe deprivation of human rights) affect all religious groups (especially minority religious groups), over the recent months, report after report has been raising the issues that relate to the persecution of...

Renowned Assyrian Director Terrence Malick to Be Honored

By Kris Dudley

A movie director who once called Bartlesville home for a time in his life, Terrence Malick, will be honored with his own medallion outside the Circle Cinema Oklahoma Hall of Fame in Tulsa. Although Malick won't be able to attend the ceremony and the viewing of his latest movie, A Hidden Life, family members will be there to accept the honor, said David Kimball with Circle Cinema in Tulsa.

Chaldean Patriarch Cancels Public Christmas Celebrations in Iraq

Baghdad (Agenzia Fides) - There will be no decorated Christmas trees in the churches or streets, no celebrations and no reception at the patriarchate. The head of Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Church announced that the community would not hold public celebrations of Christmas out of respect for those killed and wounded in recent anti-government protests, that have caused so far hundreds of deaths...

Chaldean Archbishop: Iraq Unrest Signals Rejection of Post-2003 Settlement

The largest protests in Iraq since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein signal the rejection by most Iraqis of the country's post-2003 structure and government, the Chaldean Archbishop of Erbil told the UN Security Council Wednesday. Since the beginning of October, hundreds of thousands of Iraqis has been protesting government corruption.

A Fresh Approach to Help Iraq's Forgotten Minorities?

By Holly Johnston

An innovative exhibition hopes to renew support for victims of the Islamic State (ISIS) -- particularly the Yezidi community. Five years since their heartland of Shingal was torn apart by ISIS in early August 2014, little has changed for the Yezidi ethno-religious minority of northern Iraq.

Nineveh Plains Transitional Justice Report: November

By Claire Evans

Iraq remains gripped by protests, but the violent response of the government toward those asking for their rights has created an environment of uncertainty. Within the Nineveh Governorate, residents are prohibited from protesting, but the community still remains impacted by the demonstrations.


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