Posts Tagged ‘ Yazidis ’

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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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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Iraqi Palace of Mirrors: Kurds Block Aid To Christian Militia

Jan 4th, 2017 | By

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.

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Chairman’s Report For December 2, 2016

Dec 2nd, 2016 | By

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

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Chairman’s Report for November 4, 2016

Nov 16th, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Christmas for Refugees matching challenge – How it began and how it works / More Sunni Muslim violence in Jordan as Christmas approaches / September distribution of diapers to Iraqi Christian refugees successful / Obama’s social radical pick for Supreme Court confirmation in January?

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ISIS Takes Young Christian Boys and Forces Them to Become Jihadists

Nov 11th, 2016 | By

Father Patrick Desbois, a Paris-based Catholic priest who has been helping Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Iraq and Syria said Islamic State jihadists separate families who live in terrorist occupied places by taking away their new born babies and virgin girls, killing their fathers and forcing young boys to plant bombs in

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ISIS treats “women the way we are required to by Islamic law, not human law”

Oct 12th, 2016 | By
he mother of Christina, the 3 year-old Assyrian girl kidnapped by ISIS, shortly after arriving in Ankawa from Baghdede.

In cities across the Middle East, women, mostly Christians and Yazidis, are being kidnapped and held captive by members of ISIS. These women are raped, tortured, and murdered because of their religious and ethnic backgrounds. Sulome Anderson, from Foreign Policy Magazine, traveled to meet with women who survived ISIS’s brutality and ISIS leaders to find

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Chairman’s Report for October 7, 2016

Oct 7th, 2016 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Tide may be turning against Christians in “moderate” Jordan / Well known Christian writer and spokesman assassinated in Amman / More Sunni Muslim immigration and not just from Syria – Africa as well / New bills in House and Senate would help Christian refugees immigrate

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Chairman’s Report for September 16, 2016

Sep 14th, 2016 | By
William J. Murray delivers PowerPoint presentation on Syrian refugee issue to gatherinh of conservative groups on Capitol Hill

New in this issue of the Chairman’s Report: Obama hits his goal of 10,000 Syrian refugees – 98.5% are Sunni Muslims / Christmas for Refugees program back on track / Our work on Capitol Hill – Save Christians from Genocide legislation / United States trained the new Islamic State military commander!

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EU declares ISIS actions genocide| European resolution highlights Washington’s inaction

Feb 8th, 2016 | By

The elected representatives of the 28-nation EU became the largest international body to subject to unified condemnation and legal punishment the two-year reign of terror by Islamic State (ISIS or Daesh).

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