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Jun 26, 2014, 17:26 ET
Iraqi Christian children fleeing Qaraqosh. More than 50,000 Christians and others fled from the Nineveh Plain on Wednesday and Thursday, following attacks from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. (PRNewsFoto/Christian Solidarity Internation)

Tens of Thousands of Christians Flee ISIS Attack on Nineveh Town of Qaraqosh (Hamdaniya)

Over 50,000 Iraqis, mainly Christians, from the Nineveh township of Qaraqosh, 12 miles east of Iraq's second-largest city Mosul, were displaced...

Apr 18, 2014, 10:46 ET

CSI asks President Obama for Easter Ceasefire in Syria

This Good Friday, Dr. John Eibner, the CEO of Christian Solidarity International (CSI-USA), urged President Obama to "insist" that the "Islamist...

Mar 27, 2014, 12:42 ET

CSI to President Obama: Saudi Ally Must Respect Religious Freedom and other Fundamental Human Rights

Dr. John Eibner, CEO of CSI-USA, urged President Obama today to make the U.S.-Saudi alliance "conditional on fundamental change in the repressive...

Mar 26, 2014, 09:41 ET

Current Wave of Islamist Violence Poses Existential Threat to Middle East Christians, says Bat Ye'or

 The historian Bat Ye'or sees long-term grounds for "optimism" in the so-called "Arab Spring" uprisings. Speaking at a Christian Solidarity...

Mar 19, 2014, 11:08 ET

Kishan Manocha at CSI Event: "Human Rights Must Be On Agenda" of Negotiations with Iran

A representative of the Baha'i Community of the United Kingdom has warned that Iran "may use the current interim agreement with the United States...

Mar 14, 2014, 11:19 ET

Former Lebanese President Warns of "Crisis of Pluralism" in Middle East

Amine Gemayel, the former President of Lebanon, warned on Thursday that the Arab world is experiencing a "crisis of religious pluralism"...

Nov 22, 2013, 13:51 ET

Bassam Tibi: "'Arab Spring' a Catastrophe for Religious Minorities in the Middle East."

Leading Middle East expert warns against a de-Christianization of the region  "The so-called Arab Spring has turned out to be a deadly...

Sep 09, 2013, 09:17 ET

CSI Urges President Obama to Support Religious Freedom in Syria

Eibner Presents Findings from Syria Visit Today, CSI-USA's CEO, Dr. John Eibner urged President Obama to present guarantees of the rights of...

Jun 25, 2013, 20:21 ET

CSI: Syrian Religious Minorities Face Threat of "Eradication"

Dr. John Eibner, the CEO of Christian Solidarity International (CSI-USA), testified today in a congressional hearing that the Syrian civil war...

Jun 11, 2013, 12:44 ET

Egyptian Academic: Is Syria heading towards majoritarian rule?

Mariz Tadros, an Egyptian academic based at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, spoke of worrisome processes of...

Jun 08, 2013, 11:10 ET

Former President of Lebanon: Christians in Middle East Face "Existential Crisis"

Amine Gemayal, the former president of Lebanon, warned today that Christians in the Middle East face an "existential crisis," due to the "dangerous...

Jun 07, 2013, 18:37 ET

CSI Supports Conference on Future of Religious Minorities in Middle East at St. Antony's, Oxford

St. Antony's College at Oxford University is hosting a conference on "The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East, North Africa and the...

Jun 05, 2013, 12:26 ET

Bishop Nazir-Ali Calls for Equality for Christians and other Groups, Women in Arab Spring Countries

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Anglican Bishop of Rochester and co-head of the Anglican-Al Azhar Dialogue, warned in a speech hosted by...

Dec 24, 2012, 10:00 ET

Christian Solidarity International (CSI) Urges Obama to Prevent Middle East Genocide

Syria: "Entire Communities at Risk" according to New UN Report Writing to President Obama on Christmas Eve, Dr. John Eibner, the CEO of...

Nov 30, 2012, 18:11 ET

Speaker at CSI event: Signs of Religious "Cleansing" in Islamist-Dominated Egypt

Dr. Mariz Tadros: Egypt heading towards "Islamic dictatorship" Dr. Mariz Tadros has warned that acts of violence and discrimination against...

Aug 01, 2012, 16:07 ET

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

 Christian Solidarity International today called on President Obama to defend the rights of Syria's religious minorities in the face of...

Jul 18, 2012, 17:15 ET

Christian Solidarity International: New Report Documents Forced Disappearance Of Egyptian Christian Women

Report Claims Cases Have "Escalated" Since Overthrow of Mubarak Regime A new Christian Solidarity International (CSI) report released today...

Jun 15, 2012, 10:50 ET

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...

Jun 12, 2012, 16:09 ET

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  Taner...

Mar 08, 2012, 17:08 ET

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 Historian Daniel Pipes, the...

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