Posts Categorized: John Eibner

UN Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy: Syria sanctions are having a “devastating impact” on the civilian population

Zurich, May 18, 2018 No spare parts for medical equipment, ambulances, or the electrical and water system. According to UN Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, unilateral Western sanctions on Syria are making the plight of Syria’s people during this war even worse. Jazairy is calling for a dialogue on the reduction of sanctions with the ultimate… Read more »

A new book edited by John Eibner of CSI: “The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East”

Westlake Village, CA Media Release In 2012 in the aftermath of the “Arab Spring,” Christian Solidarity International launched a lecture series entitled “The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East.” Twenty distinguished scholars, journalists and political practitioners gave talks on the subject in Switzerland and the U.S. Now they have been published together in… Read more »

CSI’s response to the bombing in Syria

Dr. John Eibner, the CEO of CSI-USA, responds to the new U.S. bombing campaign against Syria in an op-ed piece in The Tablet: “Washington has signaled a new, more overtly military phase of intervention in Syria. The American war against Syria did not begin with Donald Trump. Barack Obama launched his war in the summer… Read more »

Defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq: New Beginning, or Lull Before the Next Storm?

Dr. John Eibner, the CEO of Christian Solidarity International (CSI-USA), traveled to Iraq at the end of December 2017 to speak with government officials and to visit the areas formerly under Islamic State control. The visit was undertaken in collaboration with the Hammurabi Human Rights Organization, an indigenous NGO. The following interview was made by… Read more »

Dr. Eibner Featured on the Eric Metaxas Show

Dr. John Eibner was featured on the Eric Metaxas Show on December 7, 2017. He spoke about Slavery in Sudan and the persecution of minorities in the Middle East. Listen to the whole segment below.  

CSI Welcomes Termination of American Support for Jihadists in Syria

President Donald Trump has ordered the C.I.A. to end its covert arming and training of anti-government rebels in Syria, according to anonymous “officials” cited by the Washington Post. Since 2011, when President Barack Obama declared in 2011 that Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad must “step aside“ to make way for a “democratic transition,” weapons supplied by the… Read more »