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Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, Habib Malik and John Eibner Highlight Challenge of Islamic Extremism to Religious Freedom in ‘Post-ISIS’ World

We are not simply talking about isolated outbreaks of persecution, warned Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali. “This is a systemic issue.” Thursday, at the conclusion of the U.S. State Department’s 2nd Annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, Christian Solidarity International (CSI) convened a panel of experts at the National Press Club to highlight the ongoing challenge that… Read more »

CSI launches a website dedicated to understanding sectarian violence in Nigeria

Nigerian victims protest over attacks by Fulani herdsmen.

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, is in the grip of religious conflict. Yet the ongoing violence receives little attention in the West. To raise awareness of the conflict and its deadly impact, Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has launched an advocacy website entitled ‘Nigeria Report’. Sectarian violence in Nigeria has reached alarming proportions. Between them, the jihadist… Read more »

Please help the hunted Christians in Nigeria

For years Christians in Nigeria have been victims of Islamist violence. The terrorist militia Boko Haram and other Islamists want to drive Christians out of their country. At the end of June 2018, the violence reached a new peak: more than 200 people were killed in ten mostly Christian villages. Numerous houses were burned down, entire villages were… Read more »

Thank you Pastor Heidi!

Dear Friends, We regret to announce that Pastor Heidi McGinness, CSI’s Director of Outreach, has retired after 14 years of exemplary service. We are grateful for her stellar service, and affirm that she will be missed. During her 14-year tenure, Pastor Heidi Impacted the lives of countless persecuted men, women, and children Made multiple visits… Read more »

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 »

400 Slaves Liberated!

The slave liberation took place on June 17th and 18th, CSI was able to free 400 slaves from Northern Sudan. After being liberated each freed slave received: 1 goat 1 survival kit, including groundnuts and a hoe 50 kg of sorghum (usually we distribute 2 kg/person; owing to the hunger crisis, the amount was raised… Read more »