ISIS Once Again Kidnaps Hundreds Of Christians And Syrian Civilians

Noelle Nicholas

ISIS, a more common word for the Islamic State, is on the prowl. ISIS kidnapped hundreds of people, many of whom are Christians, from a small town in Syria.

According to Newsweek, ISIS moved into Qaryatain, a Syrian town, and proceeded to kidnap hundreds of citizens. Nuri Kino, founder of A Demand for Action, which is an Assyrian advocacy group, confirmed the fact that ISIS kidnapped hundreds, and many more are on the run for safety.

"250 people are still missing. 1,500 people fled to the churches of Homs, water, medicine, food is needed immediately. They are tired, they are exhausted from fleeing. [Unidentified negotiators] are trying to negotiate and beg ISIS to release them since there are children and women among them who are innocent."
"We will not give up being a voice for these people. It's devastating that a lot of people spoke up for [Cecil] the lion but the same people do not speak up for children being kidnapped and sold on markets."

The prospect for those kidnapped by ISIS is terrifying. It seems their options are limited, and release for ransom is a dim hope. Benjamin Decker, of the Levantine Group, shares his opinion.

"I don't really see a good chance of them being released, whether they are kept in captivity, sold as sex slaves or killed. The prospect of their release is very slim.

"I don't think we are in a situation where [ISIS] will be offering a ransom for their release. This was a political intelligence operation to disrupt some sort of governance that was existing in the town before they entered."

"I don't think we are in a situation where [ISIS] will be offering a ransom for their release. This was a political intelligence operation to disrupt some sort of governance that was existing in the town before they entered."

"People need medicine, they need water, they need food. The churches are overwhelmed with traumatized, scared villagers."

[Image via Pamela Gellar]

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