NYT Provides Rare Look Inside Christian Communities Decimated by ISIS in Middle East

A 7,000-word New York Times Magazine cover story by Eliza Griswold, “The Shadow of Death,” is a pressing peek into a dangerous world all too readily evaded by a media seemingly reluctant to cover Christian persecution in the Middle East, for fear of justifying conservative critiques of radical Islam. From the cover text: “Christians in the Middle East are being forced out of their homes, enslaved and killed. Why is no one coming to their aid?” That paragraph overlays a photograph by Peter van Agtmael of a statue of Jesus destroyed by ISIS in a church in Telskuf, Iraq.

It’s an all-too-rare rare look from a major media outlet at the decimation of Christianity in the place of its birth at the hands of radical Islamist groups like ISIS, though the words Islam and Muslim are used sparingly in Griswold’s piece.

  • Herr Adolf Eichman

    Sure- I believe the Jew York Times. Since when did the lib jews ever care about Christians anyway? Oh yeah- when it helps out Greater Israel

  • This is why vapourising ISIS is a must. I keep saying it but it has to be said.

  • Leannabbott

    …………rocking the blazingcatfur > < Make It Easy

  • irishrus

    WTF did Clitons and Obummer ok this piece?

  • Kat

    I’m actually pretty stunned that the NYT would publish such a story.

    • Minicapt

      The editor had a weeklong hangover …


      • Kat

        Nothing else makes sense!