Obama’s Opposition Wants Gold to Protect Syria Christians
Posted by satyrikon στο Φεβρουαρίου 27, 2014
The so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) said that it would ensure Christians’ safety in exchange for the levy and their adherence to restrictions on their faith, Reuters news agency reported on Wednesday.
ISIL’s directive to Christians in the eastern city of Raqqa is the latest evidence of the group’s ambition to establish a state in Syria, a prospect that concerns Western and Arab backers of other terrorist groups active in the war-torn country.
It said Christians must not make renovations to churches or other religious buildings, display religious insignia outside of churches, ring church bells or pray in public.
The statement published online demanded every Christian man pay a tax of up to 17g of gold, a levy…
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