Legendary Assyrian American’s Works Published

Svante Lundgren - AINA - 27/12/16 (AINA) -- David B. Perley was one of the 20th century's most influential figures among America's Assyrians. Perley was born in 1901 in Harput but fled during the genocide and came to the US in 1918 where he resided for the rest of his life. He was among the founding ...

Daesh Terrorists ‘Torture, Imprison and Even Burn Iraqi Christians Alive

Sputniknews - 14/11/16 The radical terrorist group, notorious for its brutality towards ethnic and religious minorities, has tortured Iraqi Christians, raping women, burning alive those, who tried to oppose the militants, and destroying churches, Baha Erzan Asu, a Christian from Mosul who has moved to Erbil, told Sputnik. "Christians living in Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan have suffered a ...

Iraq: Churches Bombed, Nuns and Children Kidnapped

http://www.fides.org - 4/7/14 The Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul, Amel Shamon Nona, has described the desperate situation in Mosul since it was captured on 9 June by ISIS. He said: "A few days ago the Iraqi air force began bombing in Mosul, and the air raids are increasing each day in intensity. Yesterday the roads that cross the ...

Mosul’s Christians Say Goodbye

By Christian Caryl http://www.foreignpolicy.com 24/6/14 I've been reading the headlines from northern Iraq over the past two weeks with an intensifying sense of dread. It's a feeling very much like the one I have whenever I read about the disappearance of some huge ice sheet in the Antarctic or the extinction of yet another rare species of animal. ...

Chaldean Patriarch Rips Western Actions in Iraq: ‘We Are a Ruined Church’

http://www.catholicculture.org - 2/5/14 Eleven years after the US invasion of Iraq, the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church declared that "we are a ruined church" and said that "1,400 years of Islam could not uproot us from our land and our churches, while the policies of the West [have] scattered us and distributed us all around the ...