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November 9, 2015 4:02 pm

Islamic State Releases 37 Assyrian Christian Hostages

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ISIS released 37 Assyrian Christian hostages over the weekend. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

ISIS released 37 Assyrian Christian hostages over the weekend. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – The Islamic State terror group over the weekend released 37 Assyrian Christian hostages, mostly women, after negotiating with the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East.

The Christians abducted were among a group of more than 200 people Islamic State terrorists kidnapped from villages in northern Syrian in February. The Assyrian Human Rights Network stated on Facebook that a number of hostages have already been released and that there are still 124 awaiting their freedom.

Edmond Gabriel, chairman of the Assyrian Charitable Association, said more Assyrian Christians would be released Monday, theAssociated Press reported.

Islamic State murdered three Assyrian Christian captives in October.

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  • Aaron

    They’re a lot more scared of the much bigger and less tolerant Christians than they are of the Jews (much more tolerant hence used as “apartheid”), in the long run.
    There is nothing persistent or based on integrity in colonialist Islam, they only go after the smaller and weaker.

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