Posted by: becketfund | October 14, 2008

Iraq: Officials Promise to Investigate Attacks Against Christians

MOSUL – The Iraqi government pledged on October 14 to send senior officials to the Mosul to address violence against Christians in the region, which has lead to many of them fleeing their homes, Reuters reported on October 14. Government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement, “The cabinet stressed the need to move quickly to support the security effort with intensive military operations to restore security and order in Mosul and to reassure citizens.” Earlier on October 14, a small bomb planted on the door of an empty Chaldean Catholic church in central Mosul.

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