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National Council of Churches Issues Statement on Christian in ...

The National Council of Churches USA grieves for the plight of Christians and other religious minorities, including Yazidis, Turkmen, and Shabaks, in Iraq. In the early part of the last decade, there were some 1.5 million Christians living in that ... AINA, 1 week ago
Iraq: The Facts Concerned Women for America, 1 week ago

Blacktown Council's prayer a throwback to darkest days of colonial past

, noon exit The scene has been set for a heated debate over Blacktown Council's treatment of religious minorities, Aboriginal people and even Catholics at its meeting tomorrow night. Labor councillor Stephen Bali has accused mayor Len Robinson of ...
 Blacktown Sun4 days ago

Call for minorities share in power

PESHAWAR - Representatives of different religions at a seminar have stressed the need for practically implementing the relevant laws enshrined in the constitution, which guarantee the rights of non-Muslim minorities in Pakistan. The demand was made ...
 The Nation Pakistan2 days ago

"There's too much accommodation to ethnic, religious minorities in the UK"

A damning report has found failures in political and police leadership as the lead factors in the sexual exploitation of 1,400 children in the British town of Rotherham. The investigation concluded that Rotherham's council knew as far back as 2005 ...
 Voice of Russia5 days ago
Outlook India

Asphyxiating Minorities

Pakistan is increasingly failing to protect its minorities for two broad reasons: principally, rising religious intolerance and the space ceded to violent ideologies. —Sherry Rehman, former Ambassador to the US, 2011 Little noticed amidst ...
 Outlook India5 days ago Pakistan: Asphyxiating Minorities Analysis  Eurasia Review6 days ago

US airdrops supplies to thousands besieged in Iraq

The U.S. military dropped humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of Iraqi religious minorities besieged by militants and desperately in need of food and water, President Barack Obama said late Thursday, defending the action as helping to prevent a possible ...
 Sify3 weeks ago US sending Iraq humanitarian aid, weighing strikes  Sify3 weeks ago

Making choices over Syria and Iraq?

The plight of religious minorities in Iraq has stirred the US into military intervention and air strikes, supporting a weak Iraqi army against advancing Islamic State fighters. But nearly three and a half years into the conflict in Syria, with at ...
 Al Jazeera2 weeks ago

US developing rescue plan for Iraqi refugees

The 130 special advisers dispatched to Iraq this week have been tasked with developing a rescue plan for religious minorities trapped on Mount Sinjar, the Obama administration said Wednesday.The advisers "will make recommendations about how to follow-through on an effort to get the people off that mountain and into a safe place," said National Security Council spokesman Ben Rhodes. That could involve the use of troops, he said. ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Sunni militants may have 'vicious plans' for hundreds of kidnapped women in Iraq: Report

An Iraqi official said hundreds of women belonging to the Yazidi religious minority have been abducted by Sunni militants with "vicious plans." According to FOX News, Kamil Amin, the spokesman for Iraq's Human Rights Ministry, said hundreds of Yazidi women ...
 Sify3 weeks ago Talks on Iraq Suspended after Mosque Attack  4 Traders1 week ago

Impact of Iraq conflict on minorities 'devastating and irreversible': UN rights experts

New York, July 26 (IBNS) Two United Nations human rights experts warned on Friday that ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq are bearing the “devastating and irreversible” brunt of the conflict that has once again engulfed the country. I am gravely ...
 Sify1 month ago Iraq: UN Rights Experts Urge Action to Avoid Mass Atrocity  Scoop1 week ago Northern Iraq: UN rights experts urge action to avoid mass atrocity, potential genocide  Sify2 weeks ago
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