Iraq Legal Commission Issues Statement on the Persecution of Assyrians in Baghdad
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(AINA) -- The High Commission of Legal Opinion in Iraq has issued a a letter concerning the on the situation of the Christian Assyrian (also known as Chaldean and Syriac) community in Dora (AINA 5-21-2007, 5-18-2007, 5-18-2007), which has come under attack from Muslim extremists in the past 30 days.

In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

From: High Commission of Legal Opinion

Date: May 22, 2007

To: Head of the Vicar Council in Iraq

Kind greetings

We hear with sadness and distress about what is happening to our Christian brothers in Iraq. We in turn forbid the Iraqi bloodshed, regardless to its religion and belonging and we incriminate the perpetrator.

Please accept our condolences and sorrows.

With appreciation

Copy to:

1. Secretary General's Office
2. Administrative Assistant
3. Archives, for preservation

Secretary General
Grand Mufti of Iraq
Sheikh Jamal Abd Al-Kareem Al-Dabban

Translated by AINA

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