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A true exodus of Christians is going on in Iraq. Christians are fleeing the country massively and it can only be guessed how many are still present. Since the United States army has started to withdraw from the country, Iraq has suffered from structural uncertainty, conflict and instability, under a government incapable of enforcing the rule of law and providing a minimum of security. Corruption levels are soaring and sectarian violence does not seem to stop.
Iraq's Federal Constitution says each individual has freedom of thought, conscience and belief, but there is no article on changing one's religion. However sharia is the primary source of law, which forbids conversion of Muslims to other religions. This makes it legally impossible to apply freedom of belief in the cases of converts. There is no safe haven for Arab families who convert from Islam.
Iraqi Christians feel that the current government fails to give them security. There was a marked increase of killings of Christians and attacks on churches during the previous reporting period. Violence still is part of the Iraqi society in 2011, although there were fewer reports of casualties than last year. During the current reporting period, we reported 38 Christians killed and between 48-99 injured, numbers which are likely to be higher in reality. Although these figures are dramatic, those of the previous reporting period were even higher: at least 90 murdered and 230 injured (which is mostly explained by the deadly bomb attack on the church in Baghdad in October 2010 and the attack on the busses full of Christian students in May 2010). Also the number of reported abductions decreased whereas they still take place regularly.(These decreased numbers resulted in just 1.5 points less for Iraq: from 58.5 last year to 57 this year, leading to position 9 on this year's WWL versus 8 last year). It goes without saying that the situation of Christians in Iraq is still deplorable and is by no means improving.
A new development is the deterioration of the situation of Christians in the northern part of the country, Kurdistan. Whereas Kurdistan has for long been considered a safe haven for Christians, violence against Christians is on the increase there as well. The main cause of persecution there is Islamic extremism. Analysts think that one of the reasons for the growing Islamic extremism is Iraq's drift into Iran's orbit while the United State's influence is diminishing in the country.
attacked. In April, a roadside bomb exploded near the rear entrance of a Catholic church in Baghdad after Sunday Easter Mass, injuring at least seven people (not necessarily all Christians) and shattering its windows. Two churches in Kirkuk were bombed in August 2011 and damaged badly. Several people were injured. Bombs were found in two other churches in this city. One month before, a new church was opened in Kirkuk. The attacks could have been a reaction to that, which may have been incited by the fact that it was Ramadan.
The sectarian violence is causing Christians to flee the country in large numbers; tens of thousands of Christians have left the country since the attack on the Sacred Heart church in Baghdad at the end of October 2010. Many sources reported that in 1991 Christians in Iraq numbered around 850,000 1,000,000, including those living in the Kurdish region. In 2003 the number dropped to 550,000 and in early 2010 there were 345,000. The estimated number of Christians continues to decrease, leaving an estimated 300,000 Christians in Iraq at present. The figures show a dramatic decrease of Christians in 10 years. As a result of the rise of Al Qaeda and the advance of Islamist movements, the largest non-Muslim religious group in the country is at risk of disappearing after a presence of two millennia. Also, the exodus of Christians in Iraq may well have important political and social consequences for the region.
The Economist Intelligence Unit expects that "the government of national unity, which brings together the four largest political groups, will continue to be weak and divided, and some blocs are likely to pull out to join the parliamentary opposition." The weakness of the state is expected to benefit insurgent groups who are expanding their power base, which will make the situation of Christians even more difficult. This also affects the Kurdish region which was once safe for Christians. The attacks on Christian-owned businesses and some mainly Christian villages in Northern Iraq from December 2 to 5, 2011 by Islamic rioters show the future is bleak for Christians in the entire country of Iraq.
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    UNIUS REI VS NIMROD BAAL IMF 666 -- 4. He will stand and shepherd his flock, in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God. And they will live securely, for then his greatness, will reach to the ends of the earth. 5. And he will be our peace, when the Assyrians invade our land and march through our fortresses. We will raise against them seven shepherds, even eight commanders, 6. who will rule[c] the land of Assyria with the sword, the land of Nimrod with drawn sword.[d] He will deliver us from the Assyrians, when they invade our land, and march across our borders.
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    how satan in the bible Deuteronomy 21:18-21 Kill children Lev 26:27-29, Jer 19:9 Cannibalize children Num 31:18 Rape Virgins Deuteronomy 13:6-11 Kill preachers of foreign religions 1 Cor 14:34-35 Shame for woman to talk in church 1 Pet 2:18 Cruel slavery is ok The only book on earth, Which calls for the killing of children is the Bible The only book on earth, Which calls for the killing of children is the Bible - ANSWER - Leviticus 26:29 You shall eat the flesh of your sons, and you shall eat the flesh of your daughters. --- IE, THEY BECOME Satanists! who teaches you: to study the Bible like a donkey? MAYBE, the King of Saudi Arabia? of course, the rabbis Pharisees, the Talmud Satanic Illuminati: IMF FED ECB 666, Bush 322, only they, are still, all these things: DIABOLICAL! but you can not say that the Jews and Christians .. because no servant of God, can love a lie!
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    if you understand Christianity? then, also, you will be killed by the Muslims, because, in their eyes, you will always be, a blasphemer and idolater! but this is the truth, God has given free will, while satanaAllah, has captured:: taken it! se tu capisci il cristianesimo? poi, anche, tu sarai ucciso dai musulmani, perché, ai loro occhi, tu sarai sempre, un blasfemo ed idolatra! ma, questa è la verità, Dio ha dato il libero arbitrio, mentre, satanaAllah lo ha tolto!
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  • World Watch List 2012

    The church around the world is facing times which are unprecedented in many ways. For the tenth year in succession, the Open Doors World Watch List is topped by North Korea, and in places as diverse as Libya, North Korea, Pakistan and Burma, significant events are shaping society. But despite the many hardships, the body of Christ continues to grow.
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    Description: Today, the Islamic Republic of Iran is home to 75 million people, with 98 percent of the population adhering to Islam. At least 450,000 followers of Christ live in Iran. And while Christianity is an officially-recognized religion in Iran, in practice, many Christians face oppression from their neighbors. Christian believers in Iran continue to place their hope and trust in God. They ask for our prayers as they bravely share Christ with their families and neighbors. God is moving and the church is growing. Please continue to pray for God's grace and endurance for the followers of Jesus in Iran. Find out more about persecution in Iran by visiting the Open Doors website: www.opendoorsuk.org/iran

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