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Iraq Inches Toward Governance as Baghdad Christians Consider Fleeing

christians in baghdad christians todayProlonged Absence of Law Has Further Compromised Security for Iraq’s Christians  -   10/03/18 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) –  International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 2, 2018, Iraq’s interim government took a positive step toward

breaking months of deadlock by naming a new president and prime minister. However, negotiations remain underway regarding several other key government positions.

The government has struggled to form since the contested May election. This has contributed to a steep security decline, increasing the vulnerability of Iraq’s Christians, especially in the capital city of Baghdad.

“The random murdering taking place over the years is increasing because we don’t have government. The militias are in charge of the country,” Nagham, a Baghdad Christian, told ICC. 
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