4 teenagers beheaded for refusing to denounce Christianity

Four Iraqi teenagers were beheaded by ISIS militants after they refused to denounce Christianity and accept Islam.

Some young Christians in Iraq took a stand with their religion even when they were held at gun points by ISIS militants.

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants rounded up the four under 15-children and asked them if they would follow Mohammed and live or chose any other religion and live. The courageous died hard Christians replied the militants saying, “No, we love Yesua (the Iraqi name for Jesus), we have always loved Yesua, we have always followed Yesua, Yesua has always been with us.”

According to the report by , the four boys were beheaded by the militants after refusing to accept Islam as their religion.

According to reports, young Christians in Iraq are taking a stand against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) - even if it costs them their life.

More than 250,000 Christians have fled Northern Iraq amid ISIS persecution. These were the last Christians residing in the region, which has been hostile to the religious minority since the beginning of the war.

The Vicar of Baghdad, Canon Andrew White, has decried the maiming of Christians in the region and revealed that a lot of Christians have fled the region.

“Things were bad in Baghdad, there were bombs and shootings and our people were being killed, so many of our people fled back to Nineveh, their traditional home,” White told Orthodox Christian Network in an interview.

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