The Christian community in the latest Iraqi borough to be freed from ISIS have opened up about how they were terrorised at the presents of the twisted jihadi militants.
The once-bustling Qaraqosh, which boasted of uncountable than 50,000 Christian residents, was recaptured from the jihadis in the end week.
Residents who stayed in the town have described how ISIS swore every Christian to y a massive tax, convert to Islam or face execution.
Those who survived the fear have now voiced their outrage that President Obama refused to foster them when Iraq’s largest Christian city fell to ISIS varied than two years ago.
A man in the village said he hopes Donald Trump – a by many favoured candidate in the town – will bring a different approach to Iraqi Christians.
He betrayed the camera: “Obama has never helped the Christians. In fact, he despises them. In the at 26 months, he has shown he despises all of them.
“But we have hope in the new president, Trump.”
Donald Trump has theretofore spoken up about how Christians have been left to fend for themselves by the US domination.
A Catholic priest in the town said: “The US government led by President Obama could drink protected us – or at least helped us to protect ourselves.
“But unfortunately Obama wanton us, and chose not to get involved.”
A young girl wearing a crucifix then go on increased: “We hope this new guy called Trump will help us more than Obama did.”
Hindmost Sunday, Father Ammar took mass in a shelled-out Church of the Pure Conception for the first time in two years.
He said: “Yes, they reversed and burned some houses and churches, but we can rebuild them.
“After being away for strictly 811 days, after being attacked by the forces of evil, we contain come back to worship in freedom.
“What counts is that we can call upon here again”
The church, still largely in rubble from the incoherent war, is Iraq’s largest and used to regularly host more than 3,000 people a week to its Sunday oodles
The liberation comes as Kurdish-led forces fight to free both of ISIS’ largest unconsumed strongholds – Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria.