Posts Tagged ‘ Christian refugees ’

Iraqi Government Still Fails to Protect Persecuted Religious Minorities

Feb 6th, 2017 | By

Transcript: In a recent TV interview, Yazidi Iraqi MP Vian Dakhil said that the Kurdish Regional Government had bought back 2,750 Yazidi women and children from ISIS, but that the Iraqi government had done little to support the effort. “Now let’s see what the [Iraqi] government has done. We have a Ministry of Migration and

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Trump To Prioritize Christian Refugees, Reversing Obama Policy

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By

President-elect Donald Trump and wife Melania arrived in Washington, D.C., on eve of inauguration Jan. 19 America soon may be headed in a new direction in refugee policy. President Trump is supporting the idea of a 120-day moratorium on new refugees so the government has time to form a plan that prioritizes Christians suffering from

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Tell Congress: Stop the Genocide of Christians Now

Feb 2nd, 2017 | By

Under President Obama none of the millions of dollars in aid sent to the Middle East reached persecuted Christians. Worse, Middle East Christians were placed at the back of the line for immigration. Under President Trump these practices must stop. Congress must give President Trump the authority and the funds to take action now.

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Displaced Iraqis Start Returning Home

Jan 25th, 2017 | By

On Wednesday, January 25, hundreds of families who were forced to flee Mosul will start to return to their homes in the biggest wave of returns to the city. Iraqi forces have completed recapturing the eastern part of Mosul, where thousands of people fled from since the start of the massive offensive against Islamic State

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New Proposed Legislation Could Mean Relief For Persecuted Christians

Jan 13th, 2017 | By
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On January 10, 2017, Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18) reintroduced their bipartisan legislation that would provide emergency relief to survivors of genocide and ensure accountability for perpetrators. The Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act (H.R. 390) is an enhanced version of the bill they introduced in the 114th

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Nineveh Plain Authorities Vow to Rebuild Churches in Mosul

Jan 12th, 2017 | By

On January 11, Al-Mosuliya TV aired a report showing local officials touring the ruins of a church in Mosul destroyed by ISIS and vowing to rebuild it. Hassan Al-Sallaf, the deputy governor of the Nineveh Province, promises to rebuild the church, which is shaped like a ship, “along with all the other houses of worship,

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Gearing up for 2017 with Diapers for Refugees

Jan 5th, 2017 | By

In December, the Diapers for Refugees program delivered 160,000 more high-quality disposable diapers to the Ashti 2 refugee camp in Ankawa, Iraq. This marked the final delivery for 2016. Earlier in 2016, the Diapers for Refugee program set a goal of delivering 640,000 diapers to Christian refugee families that have been ignored by the Islamic-run

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Federal Judge Calls Lack of Christian Refugees A “Perplexing Discrepancy”

Nov 1st, 2016 | By

A federal judge rebuked the Obama administration because of the lack of Syrian Christians being admitted from the war-torn country, describing it as a “perplexing discrepancy” that only 56 of 11,000 Syrian refugees admitted into the United States during fiscal year 2016 were Christian. Despite the fact that a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled

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13 Christian Refugees Murdered by Muslim Rebel Group in CAR

Oct 14th, 2016 | By

At least 23 people, including a 13 Christian refugees, were killed in the Central African Republic by the Muslim rebel group, the Seleka militia on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The victims were stabbed or hacked to death. 10 members from the militia were put down by UN peacekeepers. Reuters reports that a witness saw militiamen, armed

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Sons of Sunni Immigrants Bring Death to America

Oct 7th, 2016 | By

Exclusive for WND by William J Murray. The Obama administration has laid the ground work for a Hillary Clinton administration to increase the total number of refugees admitted into the United States during the 2017 fiscal year to 110,000 – a 57.2 percent increase from the 69,933 in 2015 and a 29.4 percent increase from

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