Assyrian Americans Call for Iraqi Government Control of Nineveh Plains

The Nineveh Plains area in north Iraq. ( AINA)

AINA - 24/10/17 Chicago (AINA) -- The Assyrian American National Federation (AANF), an umbrella organization for Assyrians in the United States, has issued a statement calling for Iraqi federal jurisdiction over the Nineveh Plains of Iraq, which the core of the Assyrian homelands in Iraq and home to hundreds of Assyrian towns and villages. The statement calls for ...

Australia Recognizes Crimes Committed By ISIS Against Assyrians As Genocide

Assyrian Universal Alliance - 2/5/16 In a historic and unprecedented move at the request of the Assyrian Universal Alliance, the Australian House of Representatives today recognized without objection that crimes committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Assyrians are 'genocide'. The lengthy and comprehensive motion recognizes the "Assyrian people" as "an original and Indigenous ...