Posts Categorized: Egypt

January 1, 2013 – EIBNER: Religious ‘Cleansing’ in the Middle East a Growing Threat

Dr. John Eibner Morning Star News January 1, 2013 When Iran’s holocaust-denying President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad proclaims, “Israel must be wiped off the map,” the United States rightly takes the threat of genocide seriously. President Obama, like his predecessor, is committed to preventing the eradication of the people of Israel. Conservative U.S. Christian leadership, as reflected… Read more »

Christian Solidarity International Urges Obama to Prevent Middle East Genocide

Syria: “Entire Communities at Risk” according to New UN Report WASHINGTON, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Writing to President Obama on Christmas Eve, Dr. John Eibner, the CEO of CSI-USA, urged the White House to make a “firm commitment to preventing the genocide of the Middle East‘s religious minorities” in the face of rising anti-minority… Read more »

Speaker at CSI event: Signs of Religious “Cleansing” in Islamist-Dominated Egypt

Dr. Mariz Tadros: Egypt heading towards “Islamic dictatorship” ZURICH, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Dr. Mariz Tadros has warned that acts of violence and discrimination against Coptic Christians in Egypt are on the rise, and signal a new “dangerous phenomenon.” Speaking at a Christian Solidarity International  (CSI) seminar in Zurich on November 28, Tadros noted… Read more »

New CSI Report Documents Forced Disappearance Of Egyptian Christian Women

Report Claims Cases Have “Escalated” Since Overthrow of Mubarak Regime WASHINGTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new Christian Solidarity International (CSI) report released today calls onEgypt‘s Islamist government and the international community – especially the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – to investigate and take strong measures to prevent the disappearance, forced marriage… Read more »

Raymond Ibrahim: Muslim Persecution of Christians at a Crossroads

The Time to Act is Now or Never Raymond Ibrahim December 21, 2011 Be sure to sign CSI’s petition urging President Obama to present during his forthcoming State of the Union Address his “administration’s policy to prevent the eradication of the endangered Christian communities and other religious minorities of the Islamic Middle East.” When the major media… Read more »

Charles Jacobs: In Egypt, Christians Endure their “Kristallnacht”

Charles Jacobs December 21, 2011 Recently Jews in synagogues around the world heard an ancient prophesy about a time of tribulation for the Christians. In the haftarah, the Prophet Obadiah hears G-d warning the Edomites (traditionally a Jewish term for the people who eventually made up the Christian world): “Behold on that day… Your mighty… Read more »

Jeff Jacoby: For Arab Christians, a wintry ‘spring’

Jeff Jacoby Boston Globe IN THE FIRST ROUND of Egypt’s parliamentary elections, the hardline Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party won 36.6 percent of the vote — a plurality — and the even harder-line Salafist party, Al-Nour, won 24.4 percent. The Egyptian Bloc— a coalition of liberal, social-democratic, and secular parties — drew only 13.4… Read more »

CSI Issues Genocide Warning for Religious Minorities in the Middle East

New Petition Calls on President Obama to Help Halt Religious Cleansing WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Christian Solidarity International (CSI) issued a Genocide Warning today for endangered religious minorities in the Islamic Middle East, and called on President Barack Obama to make their survival a priority asthe United States responds to the “Arab Spring”…. Read more »

Boston Globe: Christophobia in the Muslim world

Dr. John Eibner Boston Globe Last weekend’s scenes of anti-Christian mob violence in Cairo, against a background of churches in flames, is a powerful reminder of a grim reality: Non-Muslim communities have become endangered species throughout much of the Islamic world. Some statesmen have begun to acknowledge the existential crisis facing non-Muslims. Former Lebanese Prime… Read more »

Pioneering Report on Disappearance, Forced Conversions and Forced Marriages of Egyptian Christian Women Released

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Disappearance, Forced Conversions and Forced Marriages of Coptic Christian Women in Egypt – a pioneering report on human trafficking – was released today by Christian Solidarity International (CSI) and the Coptic Foundation for Human Rights. Researched in Egypt by American anti-trafficking specialist Michele Clark and Egyptian women’s rights activist… Read more »