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Assyrians Demonstrate in Cities Around the World

Assyrians in Phoenix, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
(AINA) -- Assyrians held demonstrations in cities around the world yesterday and today to call attention to the plight of the Assyrians in Khabur region of Hasaka, Syria, whose villages were attacked by ISIS on February 23. ISIS captured between 262 and 373 Assyrians in the initial attacks, subsequently releasing 23 on Sunday and today.

Demonstrations were held in the following cities:

  • Phoenix, U.S.A.
  • San Jose, U.S.A.
  • Paris, France
  • Krasnodar, Russia
  • Borken, Germany
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Wiesbaden, Germany
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Midyat, Turkey
  • Tur Abdin, Turkey

On February 23 ISIS attacked the Assyrian villages of Tel Goran, Tel Hurmiz, Tel Tamar, Tel Baloaa Tel Shamiran, Tel Riman, Tel Nasra, Tel Khareta, Tel Jazira, Tel Fweidat, Qaber Shamiyeh and Abu Tena.

Nine Assyrian fighters died defending their villages in the initial attacks and there are reports that ISIS has executed at least 12 Assyrian fighters who were captured, two of them women.

The majority of the Assyrians were captured from Tel Shamiran, Tel Hurmiz, Tel Goran and Tel Jazira (AINA 2015-02-26).

See attacks on Assyrians in Syria for more information.

Photos and Videos of the Demonstrations

Krasnodar, Russia

Assyrians in Krasnodar, Russia demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Krasnodar, Russia demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Krasnodar, Russia demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Krasnodar, Russia demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Krasnodar, Russia demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).

Paris, France

Assyrians in Paris, France demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Paris, France demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Paris, France demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Paris, France demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).

Phoenix, U.S.A

Assyrians in Phoenix, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Phoenix, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Phoenix, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Phoenix, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Phoenix, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Phoenix, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Phoenix, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Phoenix, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).

San Jose, U.S.A.

Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in San Jose, U.S.A. demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).

Borken, Germany

Wiesbaden, Germany

Assyrians in Wiesbaden, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Wiesbaden, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Wiesbaden, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Wiesbaden, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Wiesbaden, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Wiesbaden, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Wiesbaden, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Wiesbaden, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Wiesbaden, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).

Hamburg, Germany

Assyrians in Hamburg, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Hamburg, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Hamburg, Germany demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).

Istanbul, Turkey

Assyrians in Istanbul, Turkey demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).

Midyat, Turkey

Assyrians in Midyat, Turkey demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).

Tur Abdin, Turkey

Assyrians in Tur Abdin, Turkey demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).
Assyrians in Tur Abdin, Turkey demonstrate in support of Assyrians in Syria (AINA photo).


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