Tag : Assyria
Sawo Oshana Ide title : Christian Human Rights' Activist Jailed in Turkey, Charged With Terrorist Collaboration
summary : Assyrian human rights activist Sawo Oshana Ide reportedly has been in a Turkey prison since Feb. 18, accused of "being a member of an armed (yet unnamed) organization," states Gatestone Institute representatives. He was placed in three prisons in the first 45 days until his first trial took place. His second trial will be held June 16.
date : Jun 14, 2016 03:10 PM EDT
Assyrian Christian Woman Praying, ISIS Kidnapping title : ISIS Demands $30 Million Ransom In Exchange for Christian Hostages
summary : The terror group known as ISIS is infamously known for taking hostages, especially those who are Christians or of other minority sects. Now the group is demanding a $30 million ransom in exchange for releasing hundreds of Christian hostages in Syria.
date : Apr 10, 2015 08:04 PM EDT
Relatives of Egyptian Coptic Christians Beheaded by ISIS title : Assyrian Christians Claim ISIS Assaults Tantamount to Genocide of 1915, Ask 'Civilized World' to React Swiftly, Decisively
summary : The Islamic terror group known as ISIS continued its march across Iraq and Syria this week, tearing down artifacts and persecuting religious minorities. However, they have directed much of their wrath against Assyrian Christians and their ancient culture.
date : Feb 28, 2015 01:52 AM EST