Iraqi Christians begin arriving in France


The family of 11 are relatives of murdered Archbishop Faraj Raho, leader of the Chaldean Catholic church in northern Iraq.

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Eleven Iraqi Christians – from one family – arrived at Paris’s main Charles de Gaulle airport in the morning, freeing them from an ultimatum to either covert to Islam, pay a religious levy or even face death from fighters with the Islamic State (IS) – formerly ISIS – who have seized large swaths of northern Iraq, reports RFI.