Category: Iraq


Lebanese Christian Scholar: U.S. and Russia Should Cooperate to Protect Pluralism in Middle East

Habib Malik

Habib Malik Sees Imperial “Callousness” Towards Plight of Minorities BOSTON – When it comes to preserving the Middle East’s endangered religious pluralism, “all possibilities must be explored,” Professor Habib Malik said at a public lecture at Boston College on Thursday. The historian particularly highlighted the benefits that a joint American-Russian effort to “enhance religious freedom”… Read more »

Saving Syrian and Iraqi Christians

Persecuted Christians from around the world and their advocates and supporters will descend on Washington this month for the World Summit on Persecuted Christians. A three-day event sponsored by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, the World Summit promises to attract the attention of senior political figures and generate welcome media attention. According to the Pew… Read more »

Post-Mosul Campaign Guarantees for Religious Minorities Crucial, Says Iraqi Human Rights Leader

William Warda: “Iraqi Christians and other Minorities Heading Towards Extinction” ZURICH – “There will probably be another crisis after the ‘liberation’ of Mosul from the Islamic State,” William Warda, the Chairman of the Iraqi Minorities Alliance and co-founder of the Hammurabi Human Rights Organization, warned in a CSI-hosted lecture here Tuesday. As the Iraqi, Kurdish… Read more »

Iraqi Christian Leader Thanks CSI

In a recent message, the Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk and Kurdistan, Yohanna Petrus Moshi, thanked CSI for its support of Iraqi Christians in the face of the Islamic State’s genocide. Archbishop Yohanna said: While the [Iraqi] central government was almost indifferent of what happened to our people, offering little help to its homeless… Read more »