Information regarding the latest events in Al-Qamishly, Al-Hassaka Province, Northern Syria

With the establishment of the Democratic Self-Administration (DSA) in North Syria, which was founded by the common will of Arabs, Syriacs and Kurds in 2012, a cornerstone has been laid for a new way of education with a new curriculum. The new curriculum ensures a democratic, pluralistic and multi-religious definition of the inhabitants of the region and approaches equal rights for the Arabic, Syriac and Kurdish languages.

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2018-Sep-03

In memory of the martyrs of Simele massacre 1933

Today marks 85 years of the Simele Massacre against indigenous Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrian people in Iraq with colossal suffering and with the objective of ethnic cleansing. Following the Iraqi independence and establishment of the whole political, social and economic system in the Iraq, the Simele Massacre had been committed against Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrian people in the Northern Iraq around Dohuk and in the Simele.
 

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2018-Aug-07

Interview about Afrin – With Metin Rhawi

The attacks on Afrin made international headlines. We have invited Metin Rhawi -  Head of foreign affairs to an interview regarding Afrin.

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2018-Feb-04

We stand with the people of Afrin in Syria against Turkish attacks

On January 20, Turkish military forces started to attack Kurdish city of Afrin in Syria following several statements from the state authorities. During the attack and aggression, several media sources and accounts confirmed injured and dead civilians due to the heavy attacks of Turkish forces.

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2018-Jan-22

Eine Zukunft für Christen im Nordirak

Auch die diplomatische Positionierung der deutschen Regierung ist ein wichtiger Faktor für die Chancen einer autonomen Region in der Ninive-Ebene.

Auch nach der Vertreibung des selbsternannten Islamischen Staates aus den Städten Mosul und dem 63 Kilometer westlich gelegenen Tal’Afar bleibt die Situation der Christen im Nordirak angespannt.

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2017-Sep-06

What is your retrospective view to the Brussel conference regarding the Niniveh Plain

An Interview with Metin Rhawi, Head of Foreign Affairs of European Syriac Union, regarding its retrospective view to the Brussels conference and the current situation of the Nineveh Plain

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2017-Aug-17

A Future for Christians in Iraq - Towards a comprehensive solution for the Nineveh Plain

The Future of the Nineveh Plain: A Proposal from Chaldean/Syriac/Assyrian Political Parties.

Out coming position paper from the Brussels conference from 28th - 30th June 2017

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2017-Aug-17

Christians Rescued After Suffering Through ISIS Rule in Raqqa

Christian fighters in the multi-ethnic, multi-sectarian Syrian Democratic Forces reported rescuing several Christians from Raqqa, the Syrian city that ISIS claimed as its capital three and a half years ago.

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2017-Aug-08

Diyanet wins the church lottery from Mardin

After Mardin became a Metropolitan Municipality, its villages were officially turned into neighbourhoods and attached to the provincial administration. Following this legislative amendment the Governorate of Mardin established a liquidation committee. The Transfer, Liquidation and Redistribution Committee of the Mardin Governorate transferred numerous property of Syriacs such as churches, monasteries and cemeteries, to public institutions. The Mor Gabriel Monastery Foundation appealed to the decision yet the liquidation committee rejected their appeal. The property placed at the disposal of the Treasury was then transferred to the Presidency for Religious Affairs (Diyanet).

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2017-Jun-23