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Prof. Marius Deeb: “Lebanon Cannot Exist Without Christians”

CSI and Boston College highlight crisis facing Lebanon’s Christian Community in series of talks on The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East BOSTON, Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — “Without Christians, there would be no Lebanon,” Professor Marius Deeb argued at a lecture at Boston College on Wednesday. In Lebanon, he said, “Christian leaders… 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 »

Egypt: “The Revolution was wonderful”

The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East In June of this year, Egyptian scholar Dr. Mariz Tadros – Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex (UK)- gave a talk in Zurich entitled “Egypt’s Post-Arab Spring Transition: The Challenges of Social Pluralism.” Her talk was part of Christian Solidarity International’s lecture… Read more »

U.S. Declassifies “28 Pages” on Saudi Involvement in 9/11

After years of campaigning by many organizations, including CSI, the United States on Friday finally opened up the infamous “28 pages” of the 2002 Congressional 9/11 investigation, which had been classified since the report’s initial release. As was widely reported, the previously-classified materials provide strong evidence of Saudi Arabia’s involvement in the 9/11 attacks, the worst jihad… 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 »

After Slavery: The Stories of People Freed by CSI

Tens of thousands of South Sudanese people are enslaved in North Sudan – the forgotten victims of Sudan’s twenty-year civil war (1983-2005). Since 1995, CSI has been working with underground networks of traders to rescue these people from slavery, and bring them back to their homeland. In April, CSI’s South Sudan Projects Manager, caught up… Read more »

CSI Rescues 400 from Jihad Slavery in Sudan

The Islamic State’s reign of terror has focused world attention on the enslavement of non-Muslims in Iraq and Syria. But CSI has been working to liberate Christians and other South Sudanese people from jihad slavery in North Sudan since 1995. In April, four hundred people were freed from slavery and repatriated to South Sudan through underground networks supported by… Read more »