Iraqi Christian Family of 8 Shot In Face by ISIS for Refusing to Convert to Islam

ISIS executing residents in Sinjar (@ Nynwa_news)
ISIS executing residents in Sinjar (@ Nynwa_news)

The Islamic State in Iraq is carrying out a genocide in Iraq. In a recent, an Iraqi Christian family of eight was shot in the face after they refused to be forcefully converted to Islam.

Following the take over of Mosul by the Islamic State militants on 10 June, thousands of Christians have given three simple choice by the ISIS: Leave, Convert to Islam or Die.

On 1 August, Canon Andrew White, also known as the vicar of Baghdad, reported of witnessing unspeakable horror inflicted on Christians in Iraq.

“Todays Pictures are too awful to show. You know I love to show photos but the photo I was sent today was the most awful I have ever seen,” White posted on his Facebook page.

“A family of 8 all shot through the face laying in a pool of blood with their Bible open on the couch. They would not convert it cost them there life. I thought of asking if anybody wanted to see the picture but it is just too awful to show to anybody. This is Iraq today. The only hope and consolation is that all these dear people are now all with Yesua in Glory.”

ISIS, which is regarded as more violent than Al Qaeda has labelled the minorities such as Christians and Yazidis as infidels. There have been several reports of rape and torture of Christian women in Mosul.

Thousands of Mosul Christians have been forced out of the city but even while exiting the city, the ISIS militants took away the last of the belongings of the fleeing families.

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SOURCE: International Business Times
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