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Flight of Christians from Mid-East Reaches Syria

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“Look at what happened in Egypt and Iraq,” a Syrian church leader, who asked to remain anonymous told International Christian Concern. “Christians want to peacefully go out and ask for certain changes, but Islamist groups are sneaking in with their goal, which is not to make changes for the betterment of Syria, but to take over the country with their agenda. Christians will be the first to pay if this happens.”

Originally published by the Gatestone Institute http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org

About the Author: Aidan Clay is the Middle East Regional Manager for International Christian Concern (ICC), a Washington, DC-based human rights organization that exists to support persecuted Christians worldwide by providing awareness, advocacy, and assistance.


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One Response to “Flight of Christians from Mid-East Reaches Syria”

  1. Rc Fowler says:

    I've been saying and writing for months–Assad is moderate in comparison to what will come if and when he is deposed–Assad has every right to violently put down the uprisings!

    The uprisings are not about peace and freedom–but rather the opposite–if and when Assad is gone the Syrian people will suffer far more under the Muslim Brotherhood–and so will Israel!

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