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23 January 2011

Christian doctor assaulted in Mosul

The victim is one of the most famous cardiologists in the region. An armed group shot him at point-blank range, the man is seriously injured. West accused: you can not do anything for Christians because you no
longer have Christian roots and are indifferent to religion.


Baghdad (AsiaNews) - Another targeted attack against Christians
in Iraq.
On the afternoon of 15 January a group of
unidentified criminals entered the Rabi'a hospital, a private clinic in the
Sukar district in Mosul and shot a Christian doctor who worked there at point
blank rabge.
The gun had a silencer, and the doctor was
fortunately only seriously wounded.

Nuyia Youssif Nuyia is a specialist cardiologist, very well known
in the region. He was the private physician of the late Msgr.
Faraj Rahho and many priests and religious.
Formerly a military doctor and professor at the Faculty of
Medicine, University of Mosul,
Nuyia is married with four children.
Those who know him said that Nyuia is a Chaldean Catholic, very
attached to his faith and his Church.

Those responsible for the incident remain unknown for now.
Meanwhile, the Christian community in Iraq has again
denounced Western indifference to their plight, despite the Dec. 31 massacre of
Copts in Alexandria and the cathedral in Baghdad: "The West can not do anything
Christian, because the West denies its Christian roots
and is indifferent to all religions.
And another thing that
the West does not understand is that in these Muslim countries 'democracy' means
'chaos'. "

Meanwhile, this weekend in
Copenhagen, Denmark Iraq’s Christian and Muslim religious leaders met in closed
session, in complete secrecy security reasons, in an attempt to try to counter
the sectarian violence that has rocked the Christian community
. But there's even greater
anticipation for the announcement of a similar meeting in Najaf in southern

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