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Congress holds hearing on religious minorities’ fight to remain in Iraq

October 08, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “More than five years after ISIS’ genocidal rampage across northwest Iraq, circumstances for traumatized minorities remain dire,” the US Commission on International Religious Freedom stated. “Iraqi Christians—of whom only an estimated 200,000 remain in the country—trickle back to towns in the Nineveh Plain while questioning whether Iraq still holds a place for them.”

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