First of all, Iraq and Kurdistan Region are two different situations: politically, socially, and culturally. Iraq is disastrous and not only for Christians. Before the war in 2003 there were roughly 1.5 million Christians and now there are only around 100,000 in the entire country.
Read more here in Philos Project
And here in Ankawa.com
Iraq’s Christians are an endangered population. Armenian, Assyrian, Chaldean, Syriac, and other Christians have faced extraordinary brutality in their homeland since even before the 2003 US-lead war.
Read more here at Kurdistan24.net.
The world is finally paying attention to the plight of Syrian and Iraqi Kurds, Christians and Yezidis. Hopefully this will shed a light on the repression of many of the region’s other minorities.