Christian Solidarity International (CSI) was founded in 1977 in Switzerland as a Christian human rights organization that advocates for and helps victims of religious persecution, enslavement, victimized children, and victims of natural disaster. Led by our CEO, Dr. John Eibner, a world-renowned scholar and humanitarian, CSI-USA is the United States affiliate. Located in Westlake Village, CA, Christian Solidarity International-USA (CSI-USA), has been a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in good standing since 1998.

Easter Letter to President Trump

Dear Mr. Trump,

Since your predecessor set in motion his Syrian regime-change policy in the summer of 2011, nearly half a million Syrians have died, 6.3 million have been displaced – including “religiously-cleansed” Christians and other minorities – five million have been driven abroad, and millions more have been reduced to utter destitution.

Two components of this American effort to overthrow the Syrian government have had a catastrophic impact on the people of Syria: the imposition of what President Obama rightly called “unprecedented” economic sanctions, and the arming of anti- democratic Sunni jihadists as proxies… Read More

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Easter Letter to President Trump

Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 Dear Mr. President, Since your predecessor set in motion his Syrian regime-change policy in the summer of 2011, nearly half a million Syrians have died, 6.3 million have been displaced – including “religiously-cleansed” Christians and other minorities – five million have been driven abroad, and millions more have been reduced… Read more »

Stop Arming Terrorists Act Needed Now

The deaths of scores of Syrian civilians in al-Qaeda controlled Idlib Province, apparently caused by banned chemical weapons during a Syrian Air Force bombing raid, has triggered US cruise missile strikes against a Syrian government military target. President Trump’s rapid response to what he rightly called a “heinous” act marks a major escalation of American… Read more »

Projects

Slavery in South Sudan

CSI has been working on the ground in Sudan since 1995 to liberate Christians and other non-Muslims forced into slavery by Islamist militiamen armed and directed by the Khartoum regime. Working through a local underground network, we have rescued tens of thousands of people from slavery.  Still, thousands remain in bondage – over 35,000 according to a Sudanese government official. Learn more about CSI’s slavery work

Christians in the Middle East

Christians are being driven from their homes in Iraq and Syria. The remaining ones are either to old or to poor to flee the violence. CSI is working on the ground in Iraq to bring supplies to embattled communities. Learn more about CSI in Iraq and the Middle East.