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Kurdistan Christian IDPs sheltering above Erbil bazaar threatened with eviction - photos

432458Image1 Iraqi Christian IDPs have been living rent free inside the apartments above Nishtiman bazaar in downtown Erbil March 5 2019. Photo Robert Edwards RudawERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraqi Christian families left homeless by the war with Islamic State (ISIS) are being threatened with eviction from an apartment building in downtown Erbil where they have been sheltering rent-free since 2014.

Families who spoke to Rudaw English say their homes were destroyed when ISIS militants swept across northern Iraq, forcing thousands of Nineveh's Christians to seek shelter in the Kurdistan Region.  read more