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Father Benoka, Catholic Priest, speaking to SmartHER News about the threats Christians face in Northern Iraq, by Shiite Militias, believed to be tied to Iran.
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Why Does This Matter?

  • Father Benoka use to live and work in Mosul and survived the ISIS invasion. He says Christians *still* face the threat of genocide.
  • The Shiite Muslim majority govt in Iraq & Iran’s Shiite regime work together through “Shiite Militias”.
  • Benoka says he believes the goal of these Shiite Militias inside Iraq is to push out minorities and claim land for Iran.

 

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This unique perspective comes from an area few journalists venture. As focus remains on the "Iran Deal" overall, we want to share the experience of someone on the ground in the Middle East. It's one story - We look forward to telling more.

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Full Interview: Father Benoka, Catholic Priest, speaking to SmartHER News about the threats Christians face in Northern Iraq, by Shiite Militias, believed to be tied to Iran.