The Middle East is the cradle of Christianity, and for two millennia – long before the rise of Islam – Christian communities across the region lived and thrived. Until now.
With the mantra: “we will conquer your Rome, break your crosses, and enslave your women,” ISIS has been successful in its genocide, eradicating almost all traces of Christian heritage in the region; hundreds of holy sites, churches, and entire communities have been purged from existence.
Once home to an estimated 1.5 million Christians, Iraq’s Christian population has dwindled to a staggering 200,000. The Rebel travelled to the Biblical land of Nineveh, now modern-day Batnaya, to assess the damage and give a voice to the brave men, women and children, who remained behind.
This documentary follows what they saw.
This is an original video production by Rebel News.