Jerusalem Dateline: Christians in Iraq at the Hands of ISIS

August 17, 2014

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ISIS militants in the Middle East has the entire world on high alert. In Iraq, the United States began carrying out airstrikes against ISIS strongholds but many question whether more should be done to combat this spiraling terrorist threat.

The Christian community in particular has been under attack by ISIS as they have been threatened by the radical Islamist terror group to either convert to Islam, pay a heavy tax, or die.

Many Christians have been murdered in Iraq at the hands of ISIS, and nearly 100,000 Christians have been displaced from their homes, losing everything.

Chris Mitchell from CBN News reports on the fate of the Christian community in Iraq from Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan.

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