ܕܒܝܚ ܢܦܫܐ |
Participant in the Iraqi insurgency (2011–present)
|Allegiance||Assyrian Patriotic Party|
|Area of operations|
|Opponents||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant|
The Dwekh Nawsha (Syriac: ܕܒܝܚ ܢܦܫܐ; literally "one who sacrifices") is an alleged military organization created in June 2014 in order to defend Iraq's Assyrian Christians from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and possibly retake their lands currently controlled by ISIL.
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- Henderson, Peter (30 October 2014). "Iraq's Christian paramilitaries split in IS fight". Al-Monitor. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
- Paraszczuk, Joanna (19 February 2015). "The American Vets Fighting Against IS (And They're Not Mercenaries)". Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
- Collard, Rebecca (27 March 2015). "Meet the Americans Who Have Joined an Iraqi Militia to Fight ISIS". Time. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
Oakes, Dan; Dredge, Suzanne (16 February 2015). "Islamic State: Australian man joins 'self sacrificers' group Dwekh Nawsha fighting militants in Iraq, calls for international support". ABC News. Australia. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
- "Frequently Asked Questions". Sons of Liberty International. Retrieved 7 November 2015.