Christians living in northern Syria fear of genocide after an imminent Turkish military buildup along the border. Turkey is targeting a Kurdish group believed to be a terrorist threat.
Syrian Christians are worried they would suffer the same fate as in Afrin, reports online Catholic news website, Aleteia. In March 2018, Turkish military fought with Kurdish militants in the area which forced Kurdish inhabitants, some of them Christian converts, to seek refuge elsewhere.
“Turkey has been amassing troops at Ras al-Ayn, where there is no U.S. military presence,” said Syriac Christian political leader Bassam Ishak. “The expectation is that they will push out the inhabitants and turn the reg