Plight of Christians in today’s Middle East North Africa region

Welcome to June’s ‘Middle East Analysis’ podcast. Today we cover plenty of ground with our regular studio guest Dr Harry Hagopian.

Firstly, we look at the complexities of mere survival for Christians and other minorities of the Middle East North Africa region.

It’s a year since Daesh, or ISIL, took the Iraqi city of Mosul – a place Christians have inhabited for 2,000 years. The Christian population in the country has fallen from almost one million in 2003 to under 300,000 in the present day.

Will the exiles, those who fled the rapid advance of the militants, ever be able to return home?

This and more on today’s Middle East Analysis podcast.

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