Posts Tagged ‘ Religious minorities ’

The Myth of “Muslim Grievance” Must Stop

Dec 8th, 2016 | By

By Tawfik Hamid After so many Islamic terror attacks against innocents it is common to see Islamic apologists jumping to offer some justification for such attacks by raising the issue of ‘Muslim grievances.’ They insist that Muslims are conducting terror attacks because they feel unfairly treated. The most recent example of this bizarre phenomenon is

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One Allah Akbar flag removed, another raised over church: Christians still live under Sharia Law

Nov 16th, 2016 | By

One Allah Akbar flag removed, another raised over church: This photo of the Iraqi national flag being raised over a church in the Christian town of Bartella, Iraq when the town was liberated from the Islamic State (ISIS) in October appeared in newspapers and major Internet news sites all over the world. Many news agencies

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Iraqi Christians: “Obama abandoned us”

Nov 8th, 2016 | By

The Christian community in Qaraqosh, Iraq, the latest town to be freed from the Islamic State described how ISIS persecuted them by forcing them to pay an enormous tax, convert to Islam or be executed. Many who survived the terror and returned to the town now voice their outrage at President Obama for refusing to

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ISIS-Sympathizer in Germany Has A Message For Followers

Oct 26th, 2016 | By

Germany-Based ISIS-Sympathizer Malik Fndy Calls on Like-Minded Activists to Take to the Media in Support of ISIS in Mosul. Transcript: Frankfurt-based Syrian activist Malik Fndy recently called upon ISIS supporters to support the organization in the media. “Know that the war is now being waged in the media,” said Fndy, citing the Prophet Muhammad as

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Europe Is At Risk of Lone Wolf Attacks

Oct 24th, 2016 | By

A recent report found that each week, at least one refugee in Europe is suspected of being radicalized by the Islamic State. Fears of lone wolf attacks in Europe have increased since this report revealed refugees at reception centers are impersonating ISIS fighters and welcoming execution videos. In November 2015, Denmark’s Immigration Minister demanded that

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Cotton Introduces Religious Persecution Relief Act to Protect Religious Minorities in Syria and Iraq

Mar 21st, 2016 | By

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) has introduced the Religious Persecution Relief Act, legislation that would grant religious minorities fleeing persecution at the hands of ISIS and other groups in Syria priority status so they can apply directly to the U.S. resettlement program. The bill will also set aside 10,000 resettlement slots annually that must be devoted to Syrian religious minorities.

Former Congressman Frank Wolf: Looming Genocide for Iraq’s Minorities

Feb 20th, 2015 | By

“A decade ago, Iraq’s Christian population numbered 1.5 million,” says Wilberforce President Randel Everett. “Today, roughly 300,000 remain, and most have no jobs, no schools, and no places of worship. The Nineveh Plains had been one of the last relatively safe havens for Christians, Yezidis, Shabak, Turkmen and other minority groups. With the fall of Mosul and surrounding areas last summer, Iraq’s minorities want to remain in their homeland, but have no place to go.”

Senator Blunt Wins Key Vote On Religious Freedom Envoy

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) won a vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that recommends the creation of a special envoy to deal with the plight of religious minorities in the Middle East and South Central Asia.

The proposal has languished in the Senate since 2011, when a former Senator put a “hold” on it on the recommendation of the Obama Administration.  The proposal was also ignored by former Senate Relations Chairman John Kerry, who now heads up the State Department.

Coptic Solidarity Opposes Inclusion Of Sharia In New Egyptian Constitution

Nov 29th, 2013 | By
Results of attack on Coptic Church in which many died

Coptic Solidarity is extremely alarmed that the Egyptian committee tasked with constitutional revisions may be succumbing to intense pressure by Islamists to even further enshrine Sharia as the basis of the constitution. The effect will be only to institutionalize discrimination and persecution of all religious minorities such as Copts, Baha’i, Shia Muslims, and Jews.

RFC Report From Washington – August 5, 2011

Aug 8th, 2011 | By
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In the August 5, 2011 issue: U.S debt now 100% of GDP / Barack’s birthday bash / VP Biden finally uses the word “terrorist” — against the Tea Party! / Fed spending exceeds $30K per household / Will Senate help protect religious minorities in the Middle East? / NYC: Yes to mosque, no to church / The Bloomberg mosque and same-sex nuptials / Yet another version of Ground Zero mosque / Ramadan body count on day 4 reaches 49 dead in 20 attacks / Muslim kills six daughters in one day to defend his “honor” / Egypt slides to Islamic state.