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  • Please click the link below to access the FRRME Prayer Diary September 2019 https://frrme.org/wp-content/uploads/FRRME-Prayer-Diary-September-2019.pdf If you would like to receive regular monthly updates, please contact our office at office@frrme.org You can also follow us on Facebook With best wishes from the FRRME team Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially […]

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  • The UN day for the persecuted “On this Day, we reaffirm our unwavering support for the victims of violence based on religion and belief. And we demonstrate that support by doing all in our power to prevent such attacks and demanding that those responsible are held accountable” – UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres The United Nations has […]

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  • The Exodus of Qaraqosh A small band of Kurdish and Assyrian fighters repel the first wave of attacks. Then ISIS cuts the water supply. The small town of Qaraqosh is being engulfed by the ISIS calipahte. One by one, the surrounding villages fall under ISIS control. The people in these villages are forbidden to do […]

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  • Football returns to Harsham IDP camp This summer, we appealed to our supporters for funds to build a new football pitch at Harsham IDP camp in Erbil. The old pitch had gradually fallen apart due to constant use. For months, the children were playing on the stony ground underneath. But now, thanks to those who […]

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  • Cutting through the news agenda (if you’re not Meghan Markle) The thousands of Iraqi refugees we help in Jordan are still desperately in need. They fled ISIS and lost everything. But the news cycle has moved on and the plight of the persecuted is no longer on the front page. Frankly, that is our biggest […]

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  • August 2019 Prayer Diary – please click the link below https://frrme.org/wp-content/uploads/FRRME-Prayer-Diary-August-2019.pdf If you would like to receive regular updates please contact office@frrme.org You can also follow us on Facebook With best wishes from the FRRME Team Now therefore, while we have time, let us do good to every person, especially to the members of the […]

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  • The roots of ISIS How did ISIS conquer northern Iraq? It is April 2013. Sunni Muslims in the northern Iraqi town of Hawija take to the streets in protest. They are fed up with the lack of jobs, with feeling marginalised, with being branded “terrorists” by the largely Shia government in Baghdad. After weeks of […]

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  • The persecution of Christians – the UK responds Something strange has happened. This year Jeremy Hunt (who could be the next Prime Minister), commissioned a review into the Foreign Office response to ‘the global persecution of Christians’. During the launch of the final report, which we attended this week, those in charge of the review […]

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  • An Iraqi Christian nurse tries to save her father We cannot tell you her real name (we will call her Raschel). However, we can tell you what happened to her. Raschel is from the city of Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan. The city is regarded as the capital of Sorani Kurdish culture and is the only […]

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  • The plight of Iraqi Christians The final report of Bishop Mounstephen’s review into the global persecution of Christians was published today. The review was commissioned by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (members of our team attended the launch back in January). Responding, CEO of The Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East, Mike Simpson, […]

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