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Islamic State Keeps Christians Under Siege in Raqqa

Islamic State militants are cracking down on the few remaining Christians and preventing them from leaving Raqqa, Syria, local activists tell VOA. “Christians are the most vulnerable group... in the country,” said Hussam Issa, an activist with " Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently," a group that monitors IS activities in the city. “They don’t have protection,” said Issa, who fled to Turkey. “They don’t have any armed militias that can defend them.” Christians, who have...

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