Posts Tagged ‘ ISIS ’

June Diaper Delivery Update

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By

We are currently in our second diaper distribution of the year! Our ministry partners in Iraq are continuing to roll out diapers from our first distribution. This month already, five more Christian refugee camps received diaper and sanitary pads. On June 16, 90 families received 2 packs of diapers per child, totaling 180 diaper packs

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USCIRF Commends House Passage of Genocide Accountability Act Urges Senate Action  

Jun 13th, 2017 | By

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2017   USCIRF Commends House Passage of Genocide Accountability Act Urges Senate Action   USCIRF declares that “the perpetrators of genocide must be held to account”   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) commends the passage on June 6, 2017, in the U.S. House of

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Conversations with a Senator

Jun 8th, 2017 | By

By: William J. Murray “We have no one else to fight the Islamic State”: I cannot report the name of the Senator this column concerns, because all comments recorded here were made “off the record.” I attend many “off the record” meetings on Capitol Hill which are meant to give those invited “background” information, but

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HR 390 Passed in the House

Jun 7th, 2017 | By

MAJOR VICTORY – HR-390 has passed in the HOUSE Your post cards and calls to Congress did the job! HR-390, The Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act, was introduced by our friend Congressman Chris Smith on January 10th of this year, shortly after the 115th Congress began its first session. Within a

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Kurdistan Region of Iraq: New USCIRF Report on Religious Minorities in the KRI

Jun 6th, 2017 | By

In January, William J.Murray personally was escorting three trucks of supplies to the NPU, one two-ton truck with food and two pickups filled with bottled water, when the Peshmerga stopped us at their main checkpoint between Erbil and Qaraqosh. I had authorized the aid, which amounted to a 20-day supply of food for the 300-man

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The Chairman’s Report for June 2, 2017

Jun 6th, 2017 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Christian summer camp in Jordan will meet government deadline / Religious Freedom Coalition pays for camp fencing, floodlights and cameras / America’s plan to defeat ISIL: Give weapons to the enemy of our enemy / Still no vote on HR-390 and Leadership stalls bill in the House

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Front Line: Inside Iraqi Soldiers’ Anti-IS War

May 10th, 2017 | By

The walkie-talkie in the commander’s hand buzzes and crackles as soldiers line up their humvees and tanks, readying themselves to enter Islamic State territory. “Tell all the men to put on helmets,” are the orders over the walkie-talkie. “I don’t want to see anyone without a helmet!” A few minutes later, many of the soldiers

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ISIS Will Be Driven from Mosul in May, Iraqi army says

May 3rd, 2017 | By

ISIS Will Be Driven from Mosul in May, Iraqi army says The Iraqi military could soon drive the Islamic State group (ISIS) from its final major bastion of Iraqi territory in Mosul, according to the Iraqi army’s chief of staff. In a press statement cited Sunday by local state-run media, Iraqi Army Chief of Staff

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Coptic Christians Prepare for Pope’s Visit

Apr 27th, 2017 | By

While Christians in Egypt are still mourning the loss of members of the Coptic Orthodox community, they are rejoicing in the excitement of Pope Francis’s visit to Egypt this weekend. According to the Daily Star, “It will be the Argentine pontiff’s first visit to the Arab world’s most populous nation where the population is 90

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Hey, Christian killers: Let my people go

Apr 26th, 2017 | By
Islamic State group has again claimed responsibility for the killing of dozens of Christians.

Every hour, around the world, a Christian is killed for the simple reason of worshipping Jesus. That’s according to the University of Notre Dame’s Under Caesar’s Sword project, and its in-depth survey, “In Response to Persecution.” I guess this is an improvement over 2015, when a headline from Gatestone Institute blared, “One Christian Slaughtered Every

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