Christian refugees accepted in Slovakia

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A religious minority family, who were forced to flee their home because of the Islamic State (IS), walk through the Baharka refugee camp, near Erbil, Iraq, August 2015.

Slovakia is welcoming 25 Christian families from Iraq, saving 149 people, including 62 children, from the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State (IS).


Slovakia is welcoming 25 Christian families from Iraq, saving 149 people, including 62 children, from the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State (IS).

The rescue operation was made possible thanks to the devotion of Joseph and Michele Assad, former U.S. counter-terrorism officers, who involved Aron Shaviv, an international political strategist, founder and CEO of Shaviv Strategy and Campaigns, and Michal Repa, a senior consultant in the same company, to negotiate with potential host stat...


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