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 »
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 »
ZURICH, June 18, 2018 – Christians in Sudan are “more vulnerable than ever,” according to John Eibner’s contribution to Christianity in North Africa and West Asia, volume 2 of the authoritative Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity. This new volume is being launched today at Heythrop College, University of London. Eibner’s contribution to the volume focuses… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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. 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.