Working with Iraqi Chaldean Christians

Zina Rose Kiryakos of the Iraqi Christian Foundation meets with displaced Christians to take witness statements of the genocide against Chaldeans and Syriacs of Nineveh Plains, Iraq.


Iraqi Christian Foundation is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit founded by the Chaldean-Iraqi Christian community after ISIS’s invasion of Northern Iraq. The Iraqi Christian Foundation provides humanitarian aid for Iraqi/Syrian Christian genocide victims, and advocates for the human, legal, and political rights of indigenous Middle East Christians. In addition, the Foundation advances international policies for indigenous Middle East Christians, which promote a more pluralistic, tolerant, and inclusive Middle East with the aim of supporting the longevity of ancient Christian communities.