Iraqi and Syrian Christians
Peter van Agtmael's coverage of the Christian refugees who fled their homes in Iraq and Syria
Last June, ISIS took Mosul, The militants painted a red Arabic ‘‘n,’’ for Nasrane, a slur, on Christian homes. Many residents managed to escape fled to Qaraqosh, less than 20 miles east on the Nineveh Plain, a 1,500-square-mile plot of contested land that lies between Iraq’s Kurdish north and its Arab south.
This past May, Peter van Agtmael traveled to the region to photograph Christian refugees who’d fled their homes in Iraq and Syria.