For some reason, the headline in the prayer letter from the Voice of the Martyrs caught my attention. It screamed at my eyes: "Christian killed, hundreds forced to flee in Mosul, Iraq."
I've seen this kind of headline in the e-newsletter which comes once a week and shares stories of how Christians in other parts of the world are facing extreme persecution where they are often tortured and murdered.
Perhaps, I felt a connection to Mosul from a cousin who used to teach at the university there and who shared stories about the experience. Check this video about the situation as reported by AlJazeera:
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