For the Assyrians, who follow the Julian calendar, this week is an enormously important time in the religious context. This Sunday, Easter is approaching. Just at this moment, the Kurds have set up roadblocks in the Assyrian-inhabited part of the city of Qamishli in Syria. Among other things, access to the Syriac Orthodox Mor Jacob of Nisibis Church has been blocked. This morning, fearless Assyrians are taking to the streets to demonstrate against this oppression by the Kurdish administration.