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Iraq's Christians: Nowhere to Run? (part 2)

The world's been getting distressing tales of slaughter and destruction from Iraq in recent weeks. This time it is one of the world's oldest Christian communities that's being targeted. Ancient monasteries and churches have been razed to the ground, and tens of thousands of Iraqis have been forced to flee their ancestral homes. France has publicly pledged humanitarian assistance to take in those Christians. But is that an open invitation to settle in the country? And why only Christians?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christelle YALAP

CSCI France (Committee for the Support of Iraqi Christians)

Ardavan AMIR ASLANI

International lawyer and author of several books on Islam and Iran

Alissa Johannsen RUBIN

New York Times Bureau Chief in Paris

Nathalie GOULET

President, Commission on jihadist networks, French Senate

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