Persecution of the world’s largest religion has intensified throughout the 20th century and that trajectory has only intensified in recent years, especially in Muslim-dominated countries. Jihadists appear to have repeatedly carried out one of their oft-stated goals of erasing any trace of Christianity in some regions
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Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Daily Mail editor-at-large Piers Morgan on Monday criticized the American media for paying more attention to isolated terrorist attacks in Europe while ignoring the Islamic State’s ongoing war on Christianity in the Middle East. Appearing on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Mr. Morgan lamented that “a handful of people
According to Daily Mail, Prince Charles is so concerned about persecuted Christians in the Middle East that he has privately funded support groups there and invited refugees to his homes. According to reports, Prince Charles has given a generous donation to the charity, Aid to the Church in Need, which helps Christians fleeing the Middle
By: Frank York The bipartisan Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act (H.R. 390), authored by Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), unanimously passed in the House Foreign Affairs Committee. This legislation will help those who have suffered at the hands of ISIS—and hold perpetrators of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes to account.
Last year, former Secretary of State Kerry declared that ISIS is committing genocide against Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities, however the Administration fell short on necessary follow through. Today, Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), Chairman of the House panel on global human rights, urged the new Trump Administration to step in and close the gap created
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.
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
Human Rights Watch reports Yazda, a prominent nongovernmental organization that supports Yadizis in the Middle East was shut down by security officers from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Yazda is located in the city of Dohuk in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. According to reports, three KRG officers came to the office and told the
The Christian town of Qaraqosh, Iraq, located on the Nineveh Plain, is in ruins. It is far worse than its appearance, which is bad enough.
In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas Program may expand to liberated areas in Iraq / Will Donald Trump stop Obama’s arms flow to Islamic fighters? /New bill by congresswoman to stop arming Sunni Muslim fighters in Syria / Bills in Congress to help Christian refugees will be refiled in 115th Congress