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Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act Hijacked by Neocons

Sep 28th, 2017 | By

Senator Corker has crossed out every single line of the simple anti-genocide language in HR-390 authored by Congressmen Chris Smith. Senator Corker’s version of the bill makes little mention of the victims of genocide, which include Christians, Yazidis, and Shia Muslims.

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Chairman’s Report for September 29, 2017

Sep 27th, 2017 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Will President Trump help get the Syria and Iraq Genocide Relief bill passed? / Water delivery program to Christian camp in Iraq continues through December / 160,000 diapers purchased for distribution in Iraq – adult diapers still needed! / Changes to the Christmas program, as needs of refugee families change

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Quarterly Diaper Shipment Underway

Sep 22nd, 2017 | By

Early this year I pushed hard to fund the Diapers for Refugees program 100% by the end of summer to free up our fund-raising activities for the Christmas for Refugees program. The goal for infant diapers was $72,000 and in total we raised $75,095. I announced in the Chairman’s Report and on the Diapers for Refugees Internet site that our goal had been reached. I wish I had not done that.

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Christmas for Refugees Program Varies to Meet Local Needs

Sep 18th, 2017 | By

In 2017 the Christmas program will grow – more Christian refugee children will have a warm place, with a good meal and a program of spiritual growth where Christ is the center. Our goal is to restore the hope many have lost, by telling them how Jesus can be with them forever!

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Christians Return to Syria- But Not to Iraq

Sep 11th, 2017 | By
Chairman William Murray traveled to Iraq to help with the diaper deliveries and distributions in June.

Exclusive: William Murray notes how Assad government better protects minority rights, originally posted on WND Christians in the Middle East are voting with their feet for the government of President Assad in Syria. With all that American government officials and the news media have said to condemn the secular government of Syria, surely no one

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Remembering September 11th, 2001

Sep 8th, 2017 | By

William J. Murray, the chairman of the Religious Freedom Coalition recounts the events of the 9-11 jihad attack against the United States as he lived them. Murray was on the 14th Street bridge near the Pentagon when American Airlines 77 slammed into it. He had been on the phone with a Special Assistant to President Bush discussing the attacks in New York at the time.

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William J. Murray on the Hagmann Report

Aug 22nd, 2017 | By

Religious Freedom Coalition Chairman William J. Murray discusses his book, Utopian Road to Hell and his work in the Middle East on the Hagmann Report.

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Chairman’s Report for August 11, 2017

Aug 11th, 2017 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Report from Qaraqosh: Families receive food, hygiene supplies and diapers / Report from Dohuk, Iraq: Meeting with Assyrian leaders / Aid for Camp Odrana / Report from Jordan: Security updates at Christian summer camp complete / Children from traditional Christian families find personal relationship with Jesus

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The Forgotten Assyrian Christians

Aug 4th, 2017 | By

As with the Kurds, the Assyrians are also a distinct ethnic group, although not treated as such by the West despite their rather high-profile history during Old Testament times. In 721 B.C., the Assyrians captured Samaria and essentially ended the northern kingdom of Israel, carrying off the Israelites as slaves. Later the Assyrians laid siege to Jerusalem.

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USCIRF Praises Nomination of a New Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Jul 31st, 2017 | By

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomes the White House nomination of Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas as the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. As a Senator from 1996-2011, he was at the forefront of international religious freedom issues.

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