Category: Genocide


Pray for Afghanistan

Christian Solidarity International (CSI) is grieved and deeply concerned by the rapid advance of jihadist forces across Afghanistan over the past month. The collapse of the U.S.-backed Afghan government and the Taliban’s takeover of the country threatens to make the already grim human rights situation in Afghanistan even worse, especially for Christians, Shi’ite Muslims, and… Read more »

CSI Condemns Turkish, Azerbaijani, and Syrian Jihadist Aggression Against Armenian Christians

In open letter to President Trump, human rights group calls for U.S. to suspend military aid to Azerbaijan and Turkey ZURICH – Christian Solidarity International, a human rights NGO campaigning for religious freedom and human dignity, today condemned the joint Turkish-Azerbaijani attack on Nagorno-Karabakh, a tiny region in the Caucuses inhabited by 150,000 Christian Armenians…. Read more »

Former Deputy Governor of Bank of Nigeria Threatened for Exposing Truth Behind Middle Belt Massacres

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Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has been forced to take extraordinary security precautions after receiving death threats and being repeatedly interrogated by national security officers. The threats come after Dr. Mailaifa publicly challenged official narratives about the widespread murder and displacement of civilians in Nigeria’s Middle Belt. … Read more »

CSI Issues Genocide Warning for Christians in Nigeria

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Today, Christian Solidarity International (CSI), an NGO campaigning for religious freedom, issued a Genocide Warning for Nigeria, and called on the Permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council to take appropriate action to prevent genocide in Africa’s largest country. CSI issued this Genocide Warning in response to a rising tide of violence directed against Nigerian Christians and… Read more »

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 welcomes UK review into persecution of Christians

Christian Solidarity International (CSI), a human rights organisation campaigning for religious freedom, has written to UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt welcoming his government’s announcement of a review into the plight of persecuted Christians around the world. It comes amid a surge in cases of violence against Christians in parts of the Middle East, Asia and… 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 »

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 »