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Who's really taking Christian homes in Iraq?

Although the Popular Mobilization Units grouping has been accused of seizing the homes of Baghdad’s Christians, the organization is leading a campaign to recover the properties.
An Iraqi policeman stands guard as people enter the St. Joseph Chaldean Church for an Easter mass in Baghdad March 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen (IRAQ - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION) - RTXY3QW

BAGHDAD — Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units grouping is taking much of the heat for the seizure of Christians’ properties in Baghdad and other provinces. But the organization is trying to counter the claims by tackling the problem itself.

The Popular Mobilization Units grouping consists of Shiite armed factions formed after the Islamic State (IS) took control of the Iraqi city of Mosul in June 2014. Among groups fighting with the Popular Mobilization Units are Sunni tribes operating as “Tribal Mobilization” as well as Christian organizations such as the Babylon Brigade.

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