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CSI expresses concern over “Joint Statement” on Syria, urges review of impact of economic sanctions as coronavirus strikes

Christian Solidarity International (CSI), a Christian human rights organization, has written to United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressing grave concern over US policy in Syria as reflected in the March 15 Joint Statement by the US, UK, Germany and France on the Ninth Anniversary of the Syrian Uprising. The Joint Statement fails to… Read more »

Thousands face hunger in Pakistan amid the coronavirus outbreak

Musami with her two children, Harrison und Mary, in happier times (CSI)

In Pakistan, government measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus are having a huge impact on the poorest members of society who are struggling to find enough to eat. As a result of the lockdown thousands of unskilled workers and day laborers have lost their livelihoods and can barely feed their families. Christians, who… Read more »

CSI Issues Genocide Warning for Christians in Nigeria

Nigeria Plateau state

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 launches a website dedicated to understanding sectarian violence in Nigeria

Nigerian victims protest over attacks by Fulani herdsmen.

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, is in the grip of religious conflict. Yet the ongoing violence receives little attention in the West. To raise awareness of the conflict and its deadly impact, Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has launched an advocacy website entitled ‘Nigeria Report’. Sectarian violence in Nigeria has reached alarming proportions. Between them, the jihadist… Read more »