Posts Tagged ‘ Islamic State ’

The Chairman’s Report for February 15, 2019

Feb 15th, 2019 | By

Diapers for Refugees program continues to fill a critical need / Still no consistent power for Qaraqosh and other Christian towns / Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians in Jordan can’t return to Iraq /The horrid plight on Christians in a no-mans land between Israel and Jordan



Two Million Diapers in 2019

Feb 13th, 2019 | By

More help is needed for Christian families on the Biblically important Nineveh Plain — not less. This is why the Diapers for Refugees program is so important. Every dollar’s worth of diapers we can furnish to families in need is one more dollar they have to rebuild their shattered lives.



One Million Diapers in 2018

Feb 8th, 2019 | By

The supporters of the Religious Freedom Coalition propelled the Diapers for Refugees project to a record number of Christian families in Iraq and Jordan. In all, over one million diapers were delivered to Christian families in need during 2018. But these families still need our help!



The Chairman’s Report for September 1, 2017

Sep 1st, 2017 | By

In this issue of the newsletter
State Department: My first worthwhile meeting at State in over eight years./
“Aid to victims of genocide” bill passes House, held up in Senate by petty feud/
Christian refugees returning to Syria, but not to Iraq/
Islamic State loses ground in some places but gains in others/
State Department Meeting



Christianity’s Prospects Of Surviving In Its Birthplace Are Grim

Apr 17th, 2017 | By

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



Egyptian Coptic Christians Cancel Their Easter Celebrations

Apr 14th, 2017 | By

Our religious freedom allows us to celebrate Easter this year — but we should remember those around the world who are persecuted for practicing their faith. Nearly 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith in 2016, according to a report from the Center for Studies on New Religions. “As many as 600 million were prevented

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Congressman Chris Smith Bill On Genocide Advances From Committee

Apr 3rd, 2017 | By

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.

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Rise of Islamic Extremism Creates Concern in the Philippines

Mar 6th, 2017 | By

Christians in the Philippines are concerned over the rise of Islamic extremism in the country. World Watch Monitor sat down with a local church leader and he told them about a meeting of around 3,000 Islamists on one island. “The villagers – Christian or not – are all in fear. At night, the Islamists coerce

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Kurdish Officials Block Aid to Yazidis

Jan 6th, 2017 | By

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

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Chairman’s Report For January 6, 2017

Jan 6th, 2017 | By

In this issue of the newsletter Update:   Christmas for Refugees program exceeds expectations in Iraq Update:   As many as 525 Christian refugee children at each Christmas party Update:   Christmas for Refugees expands in Jordan, as terror attacks increase           New:      Christian town of Qaraqosh in ruins; may have Christmas event in 2017 Cultural center used

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