An alarmed U.N. Security Council on Thursday condemned attacks and persecution of minorities in Iraq as the Islamic State militant group expanded its grip on the northern part of the country. The council said the attacks on civilians because of their ethnic, ... Sify, 1 month ago
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To lead a developing school, especially one started on the basis of a minority religious background, is such a big challenge. But George Karamira took it on. Many people avoided taking children to such schools as they were considered substandard ...Uganda Daily Monitor, 5 days ago
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 ...Sify, 1 month ago US airdrops supplies to thousands besieged in Iraq Sify, 1 month ago US sending Iraq humanitarian aid, weighing strikes Sify, 1 month ago
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.com, 1 month ago
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 ...Sify, 2 months ago Northern Iraq: UN rights experts urge action to avoid mass atrocity, potential genocide Sify, 1 month ago
CAIR: U.S., World Muslim Leaders' Open Letter Refutes ISIS's Ideology, Urges Supporters to 'Repent,' 'Return to the Religion of Mercy'
WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in cooperation with the Fiqh Council of North America, today joined a number of national and local Muslim scholars and leaders at a National ...TickerTech.com, 1 week ago CAIR Seeks Boost in Civil Rights Agenda After Resignation of AG Holder Noodls, 6 days ago Bigots let off the leash Brisbane Courier-Mail, 3 days ago
The policy of forced conversions of religious minorities in the areas of Iraq and Syria held by the Islamic State has led to a wide displacement of people and a refugee flow into Turkey. Even Muslim Shi'ites have been attacked by the Sunni militants ...Toward Freedom, 1 week ago Twin fronts in Syria and Iraq struggle to drive by Islamic State advance Washington Post, 36 minutes ago Twin fronts struggle to slow Islamic State advances Washington Post, 49 minutes ago Syria: A conundrum for the West Voice of Russia, 5 days ago
Armenians, Assyrians in the US express concern over persecution of ethno-religious minorities in Iraq
The Assyrian Universal Alliance and the Armenian National Committee of America have sent a joint letter to Congressman Edward Royce, representative for California's 39th congressional district, on the persecution of Assyrians in Iraq. Mr. Royce ...Public Radio of Armenia, 1 week ago Armenians and Assyrians of USA send joint letter to Edward Royce on Iraq's Christians persecution Armenpress, 1 week ago
The flag of the Slovak Republic. Photo: Archiv Romea.cz The Council of Europe (CoE) has recommended Slovakia intensify its efforts to integrate Romani people and that it toughen up its prosecutions of crimes that are ethnically, racially or ...Romano Vodi, 2 weeks ago
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