Syria Update: Rights Group Investigates Church Attacks

Christian churches have been used as military bases and have come under fire throughout the Syrian conflict. In my latest article for WORLD online I share details from a new report from the Syrian Network for Human Rights. Their findings may come as a surprise.

Syria’s Christians continue to be caught in the middle of the ongoing war between various anti-government factions, Islamic State (ISIS) militants, and the Assad regime.

They have suffered brutality and fear continued persecution from Islamic militants. As recently as last week, ISIS kidnapped Jacques Murad, a Syrian Catholic priest, from his monastery in Homs, according to International Christian Concern.

For that reason many Christians support President Bashar al-Assad’s government.

Continue reading at Worldmag.com

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