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ForeignPolicy.com: “The Real War on Christianity”

ForeignPolicy.com’s new story on the Islamic State’s genocide of Christians in Iraq and Syria notes that CSI was among the first NGOs to warn of the threat: Christian Solidarity International, a nonprofit that provides support for victims of religious persecution, issued a “genocide warning” for religious minorities in the Middle East as early as 2011,… Read more »

CSI Helps Nigeria Christians Survive in Boko Haram Territory

On January 3, 2015, the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram attacked the town of Baga, Nigeria, slaughtering as many as 2,000 people. It was Boko Haram’s worst attack in a three-year campaign of genocide that has included massacres at many Christian schools and churches, and which began with Boko Haram’s  announcing its intention to cleanse… Read more »

CSI Aid To Refugees From ISIS Continues

Thanks to CSI’s donors, our friends in Iraq have been delivering aid to people driven from their homes by the Islamic State since the very start of the crisis – all the more important now as homeless Christians, Yazidis and Muslims in Iraq and Syria face heavy winter rains and snowfall. One of our friends… Read more »

Over 300 People Freed from Slavery Before Christmas

On December 6 and 7, 329 people were freed from slavery in Sudan through CSI’s underground slave liberation network, and returned to their homeland in South Sudan. The enslaved people were either abducted during Sudan’s Islamist regime’s genocide against South Sudan from 1983-2005, or born into slavery. This brings the total number of people freed… Read more »

Turkish Scholar: Modern Turkey’s National Struggles Rooted in Genocide Denial

At CSI co-sponsored event, Taner Akcam argues “Republic of Turkey Owes Existence to Extermination of Christians” BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2014 “Modern Turkey is constructed on top of the denial” of the 1914-1918 Ottoman Genocide, the renowned Turkish Scholar Taner Akcam argued at a recent CSI co-sponsored lecture at Boston College. Christian Solidarity International (CSI) today… Read more »

After the Fall: CSI Mission to Iraq

Thank you to everyone who has donated to CSI’s emergency Iraq operations! Dr. John Eibner was in Iraq last week with the CSI team, delivering food aid to more than 1,000 displaced Christian and Yazidi families who fled the Islamic State’s takeover of Nineveh, Sinjar and the Nineveh Plain. One of these people, a young… Read more »