Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Iraq : Christians Warn of 'New Catastrophe for Humanity'
"A new wave of ethnic cleansing is going on in Iraq," Iraqi Christians say. Hundreds of exiled Iraqi Christians demonstrated outside Sweden's parliament Sunday to draw attention to "atrocities" taking place in their homeland. The protest comes days before Sweden hosts an international conference aimed at pushing ahead the political and economic reform process in Iraq. "If these atrocities continue, the Chaldean, Syriac and Assyrian communities there will be wiped out altogether, creating a new catastrophe for humanity," Iraqi Christian representative Behiye Hadodo told the gathering. Full Story