Tag : genocide
Sing A Little Louder title : Pro-Life Film 'Sing A Little Louder' Shares Alarming Holocaust, Church Lessons
summary : Inspired by the true story of an elderly man, who in his youth witnessed the horrors of the Jewish Holocaust from the pews of his Church, the short movie "Sing a Little Louder" provides stunning messages and revelations of genocides that continue to exist.
date : Nov 09, 2016 02:28 PM EST
Yazidi Child title : 1,131 Christians Identified by Name Killed by ISIS, Says Report
summary : There are at least 1,131 Christians, whose names and location of death have been recorded, killed by the Islamic terror group ISIS, according to a report submitted to the U.S. State Department.
date : Nov 02, 2016 09:38 AM EDT
Amal Clooney and George Clooney against ISIS title : Lawyer Amal Clooney Fights to Get International Criminal Court to Recognize ISIS's Genocide Against Yazidis
summary : More than 5,000 have been killed and at least 3,200 others are still being held, according to a recent U.N. inquiry. Families have been ripped apart, and survivors and escapees have been forced to take shelter in crowded, rundown camps, one of them near Mount Olympus. One human rights lawyer has decided to do something about it. "I think the international community should be ashamed that they haven't done more for the Yazidis," said Amal Clooney.
date : Sep 20, 2016 09:26 PM EDT
Syrian Christian Woman title : ISIL Jihadists Tell Yazidi Girls: ‘Once We Rape You, You Will Be Muslim’
summary : Regarding the Yazidi people, Islamic State jihadists want to wipe "them off the face of the Earth," said lawyer and humanitarian Jacqueline Isaac to U.S. Congressional Affairs Sub-Committee members on Thursday (Sept. 8). She also highlighted that the militants tell Yazidi girls it's pointless to not convert to Islam, because if they refuse, they will become Muslim anyway once they rape them. She is trying to help advance H.R. 4017, a momentous bill that addresses the need to recognize the genocide she said is taking place in the Middle East.
date : Sep 08, 2016 06:58 PM EDT
Syrian Christians title : Christians Blocked By ISIS From Leaving 'Genocide' Syrian City of Raqqa
summary : "Any Christian living within Syria or Iraq is in a very dangerous and precarious position," warned David Curry, president and CEO of Open Doors USA, a Christian advocacy organization.
date : Apr 01, 2016 09:45 AM EDT
Secretary of State John Kerry and Rep. Jeff Fortenberry title : ISIS 'Genocide' Against Christians, Minorities Declared by U.S. House Resolution
summary : U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution Monday declaring Islamic State extremists are committing true "genocide" against Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East. The resolution passed with a unanimous vote of 383-0. There is a similar measure in the Senate on which to be voted. Historically, it is rare for Congress to make a genocide determination.
date : Mar 15, 2016 06:43 PM EDT
Frank Wolf title : Global Religious Freedom: New Scorecard Tracks Action Of U.S. Congress
summary : Religious minorities worldwide hope the creation of the new Wilberforce Initiative's International Religious Freedom scorecard will promote religious freedom as a "fundamental human right." The scorecard was introduced at the National Press Club on Tuesday. It measures the participation of Congressional members in promoting international religious freedom, chiefly through legislation and caucusing. It is planned to be released twice a year.
date : Feb 03, 2016 11:46 AM EST
Iraqis Displaced by Terrorism ISIS title : ISIS Genocide Against Christians in Middle East Acknowledged By UN and EU
summary : The UN is estimating that 3500 people in religious and ethnic groups are being held as slaves in Iraq alone, with as many as 18,800 total civilians having been killed since 2014. The UN is charging ISIS jihadists with, "war crimes, crimes against humanity, and possibly genocide."
date : Jan 21, 2016 02:42 PM EST
Syrian Refugees Christians title : Report: Only One Christian Admitted to US among Nearly 500 Muslim Syrian Refugees Resettled
summary : Only one of the 483 Syrian refugees approved by the United States for settlement was Christian, since the refugee admission program came under more scrutiny after Paris terror attacks last November increased concerns about security risks and terrorists posing as refugees. Christians account for an estimated 10 percent of the Syrian population. One Canadian religious group now is focusing on trying to provide refugees spiritual assistance through various ministries.
date : Jan 19, 2016 12:59 PM EST
Hillary Clinton title : ISIS Violence Against Christians in Middle East Is 'Genocide,' Says DNC Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton
summary : Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday referenced the killing of Christians, Iraqi Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East as “genocide.” She previously had been reluctant to use that term regarding Islamic State violence. However, it is impossible to ignore that Islamic State has targeted and killed a significant number of members of the Yazidi religion, one of the oldest in Iraq, along with Christians and other religious minorities in the region it controls in the Middle East.
date : Dec 30, 2015 03:03 PM EST
Hillary Clinton title : ISIS Violence Against Christians in Middle East Is 'Genocide,' Says DNC Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton
summary : Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday referenced the killing of Christians, Iraqi Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East as “genocide.” She previously had been reluctant to use that term regarding Islamic State violence. However, it is impossible to ignore that Islamic State has targeted and killed a significant number of members of the Yazidi religion, one of the oldest in Iraq, along with Christians and other religious minorities in the region it controls in the Middle East.
date : Dec 30, 2015 03:03 PM EST
ISIS Terrorizing Religious Minorities, Children title : Unless ISIS Atrocities Against Christians in Iraq and Syria Recognized as 'Genocide' No Justice Can Be Achieved, Agency Says
summary : As ISIS continue to engage in grave human rights violation against Christians in Iraq and Syria, many were wondering why the United States would not use the word "genocide" to describe the Islamic State militant's extreme actions. While ISIS has clearly stated its intention to remove all Christians from their self-declared "caliphate", critics claimed that the Obama Administration do not see it as a form of genocide.
date : Dec 08, 2015 01:16 PM EST