A Dwekh Nawsha militia member sits on top of a tombstone inside a 200-year-old monastery in the Christian village of Bakufa, 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) north of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Dwekh Naswha, or "self sacrifice" in Assyrian, is a Christian militia recently formed by volunteers to protect Christian territories in the Nineveh Province in Iraq. (AP/Bram Janssen)

VIDEO: Fight Against ISIS In Syrian Province Crosses Religious And Ethnic Lines

“ISIS doesn’t want us to be together, yet we have been living all of these years together, Muslim and Christian, and nothing happened, everything was fine, but now ISIS – they don’t want that,” one member of the militia fighting for an inclusive democracy tells MintPress.