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  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SUPREME KNIGHT MR. CARL A. ANDERSON, PREPARED TESTIMONY BEFORE THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON AFRICA, GLOBAL HEALTH, GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS, AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS HEARING ON THE ISIS GENOCIDE DECLARATION: WHAT NEXT?, AS RELEASED BY THE COMMITTEE – NEWS EVENT

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SUPREME KNIGHT MR. CARL A. ANDERSON, PREPARED TESTIMONY BEFORE THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON AFRICA, GLOBAL HEALTH, GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS, AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS HEARING ON THE ISIS GENOCIDE DECLARATION: WHAT NEXT?, AS RELEASED BY THE COMMITTEE MAY 26, 2016 SPEAKER: MR. CARL A. ANDERSON SUPREME KNIGHT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS [*] ANDERSON: Thank you for [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East, North America

The right to intervene

OPINION Humanitarian intervention has often been used as a pretext for regime change. A short history of the global community’s struggle to agree on the ground rules Sitting in his presidential palace in 1991, Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein and his Culture Minister Hamad Hammadi drafted a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Union of [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Religious minorities targeted; Part 1 of a three-part series: Genocide and Christian Refugees

It is time for the Trudeau government to take offthe rose-coloured glasses and recognize that organized religiously motivated violence is the top international security threat facing the world in 2016. Assyrians and other ancient Christian communities in Iraq and Syria are being deliberately targeted and systematically wiped out by Islamic State forces. And the Yezidi people are [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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North America

Remarks at Canada 2020 by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau

Source: Liberal Party of Canada – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Remarks at Canada 2020 by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau Thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak today. Thank you for being here this weekend to debate the key issues we face as a country. In thinking about this speech, I asked myself [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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Africa

ISIS Is Guilty of Anti-Christian Genocide; As we remember the murder of the Copts, the world needs to call this crime what it is.

Christians throughout the world will mark Monday, Feb. 15, as a day to remember the courage and religious fortitude of 21 Coptic Christians who were executed one year ago by Islamic State terrorists in Libya. The Coptic Orthodox Christian Church will be joined by the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church and other Christian denominations in [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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North America

Senate to take up bill for more scrutiny of Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate will consider new rigorous screening procedures for Syrian and Iraqi refugees seeking to enter the United States as national security looms large for voters in an election year. Propelled by the Islamic State group’s attacks in Paris, the Republican-backed legislation raced through the House last November with 289 votes. That veto-proof margin included [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Middle East

US and SECTARIAN CONFLICTS IN THE ME

Is America at war with itself? For more than a decade, American-led war on terrorism continues from Afghanistan to Iraq, Syria and soon to other oil producing states of the Arab world. Its aims are global hegemonic control of the Arabian natural resources and people. None of this strategy carries any weight on a rational [...]

  • Jun 30 / 2016
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Uncategorized

Amid escalating hate speech against Muslims, UN rights officials denounce intolerance, incitement

Expressing “grave concern” at the outpouring of intolerance and hate speech in public discourse and in the media in recent weeks, which focused particularly on Muslims, senior United Nations human rights officials urgently called on those in positions of authority and political leadership to act responsibly and with respect for both international and national laws. [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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North America

House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security Hearing; “Terrorism and the Visa Waiver Program.”; Testimony by Ken Gude, Senior Fellow, National Security Team, Center for American Progress

Thank you Chairman Chaffetz, Ranking Member Cummings, the Chairs and Ranking Members of the two subcommittees, and all the Members of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for inviting me to testify this morning. I am grateful for the opportunity to discuss my views on how we can best respond to the evolving tactics [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Hearing; “Fulfilling the Humanitarian Imperative: Assisting Victims of ISIS Violence.”; Testimony by Bishop Kalabat, Chaldean Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle in America

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and distinguished Members of this Subcommittee, thank you very much for having me here before you today. This hearing could not come at a more critical time as it elevates the “responsibility to protect” the most vulnerable ethno-religious populations in Iraq [...]

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