Iraq is a nation going through turmoil, and many of the Christians there are paying the price of liberation. This article from The Christian Post notes the financial and security concerns the 8 registered, Christian parties are facing for the upcoming elections. We can only pray that these sort of facts will not deter the 3% minority from participating in the election process.
(Christian Post) – Iraq ‘s Christian parties registered to take part in the countrys first democratic elections say they lack funding and are living in danger ahead of this months landmark elections. Already the victims of several church bombings and attacks by insurgents in the war-torn nation, Iraq ‘s 700,000 Christians, are struggling to get their message across, according to the Australian Associated Press (AAP). Even for parties with more available funds, such as the Assyrian Democratic Movement, television advertising is too costly. According to AsiaNews, eight of the 70 parties that had registered to take part in the Jan. 30 elections have been identified to be Christian parties.