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Slave Rescue Mission in Progress!

Dear Friends, As you read this, my team and I are in South Sudan meeting with a group of people who have been rescued from slavery by CSI’s underground network. Learn More about our slave redemption program here These people are returning home with nothing but the clothes on their back.  Many of them have illnesses and severe wounds from… Read more »

EIBNER: Islamic extremists threaten Syria’s Christians

Obama must not ignore sacrifice of religious minorities By John Eibner – – Friday, August 3, 2012 More than a year has elapsed since the United States aligned itself with Syria’s Sunni-dominated opposition and the Middle East’s Sunni powers to overthrow the regime of Bashar Assad. While the United States pursues this goal in the… Read more »

Christian Solidarity International: Obama Must Defend Syria’s Religious Minorities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Christian Solidarity International today called on President Obama to defend the rights of Syria‘s religious minorities in the face of escalating civil war and sectarian violence. In a letter to the president, Dr. John Eibner, the CEO of Christian Solidarity International-USA, warned that “Syrian opposition forces increasingly match the Assad… 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 »

Habib Malik Calls on Obama to Protect Endangered Minorities in Syria and throughout Middle East

Lebanese Professor Speaks at Christian Solidarity International (CSI) Event on the Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East WASHINGTON and ZURICH, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Professor Habib Malik of the Lebanese American Universityhas called on the United States and its European allies to “draw a thick red line” around religious liberty as it responds… Read more »

Obama Urged to Encourage Turkey to Acknowledge Armenian Genocide

Taner Akcam Speaks at Christian Solidarity International (CSI) Event on the Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East WASHINGTON and ZURICH, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Taner Akcam, Professor of History at Clark University, has urged President Obama and his European allies to encourage “Turkey to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, and to follow the post-Holocaust… Read more »

EIBNER: Let’s Support All The People of Syria

Minority Rights Key To Swift Regime Change Dr. John Eibner Talk Radio News Service American calls for the overthrow of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are becoming increasingly shrill and tinged with exasperation. Washington’s huffing and puffing has so far failed to blow the House of Assad down. In the absence of UN Security Council backing,… Read more »

Rabbi Joseph Polak: A Seder Among Former Slaves

Deep in the southern Sudan, my wife and I found ourselves interviewing recently liberated women-slaves who showed us how their limbs had been maimed by their masters’ machetes, who described how their genitals had been mutilated, and how their masters had taught their own children to be contemptuous of them because they (the mothers) were… Read more »

Daniel Pipes: Religious Persecution in Islamic Middle East “Acquiring Genocidal Characteristics”

Christian Solidarity International Seminar Series on the Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East WASHINGTON and BERN, Switzerland, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Historian Daniel Pipes, the President of the Middle East Forum, warned yesterday at a CSI seminar in Bern, Switzerland, that the persecution of minorities in the Islamic Middle East is “acquiring… Read more »

Daniel Pipes: America’s Modern-Day Abolitionists

Over time, [Sudan’s] Muslim northerners became increasingly vicious toward their southern co-nationals, culminating in the 1980-90s with massacres, chattel slavery and genocide. Given Africa’s many tragedies, such problems might not have made an impression on compassion-weary Westerners except for an extraordinary effort led by two modern-day American abolitionists. Starting in the mid-1990s, John Eibner of… Read more »