Five churches have already been destroyed in the region of Omoria in the first three months of this year.
Hundreds of Christians continue to be threatened, murdered or forced into exile in this unstable region.
The number of Christians in Iraq fell from 1.5 million in 2003 to 200,000 today.
Hungary demonstrates compassion by action. It’s the only country with a national-level office to support persecuted Christians.
It is euphemistic to say that Christians have a hard time in these Muslim countries where discrimination is institutionalized.
One third of Iraqi Christians either live under the control of or are surrounded by Iranian-backed militias.
The Truro report states that the persecution of Christians is so extreme that it amounts to genocide in some parts of the world.
Ebrahim Firouzi, who converted from Islam to Christianity, has been convicted of "propaganda against the Islamic Republic."
Upadhyay’s petition suggested enacting a law that would regulate and prevent religious conversions by force or deceit.