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U.N. Letter on the Prevention of Genocide

By Jay Sekulow1506111433346

In the strongest showing to date of progress being made to defend Christians facing genocide, the U.N. has responded to our recent letter, agreeing with our assessment regarding the growing body of evidence that the Islamic State (ISIS) is in fact committing genocide against religious minorities.

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UK Foreign Office's Reply to ACLJ on Genocide

By ACLJ.org1506105417974

As Christians suffer persecution and death, we can – and MUST – be their voice. To combat these atrocities, we are continuing to expand our largest legal advocacy campaign for Christians facing genocide globally. In July, we sent crucial legal letters to 12 world leaders – most of whom have...

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President Echoes ACLJ Call Against Genocide at UN

By ACLJ.org1506008857016

This week, President Trump delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly. To aid in the fight against ISIS and to help end the genocide against Christians, President Trump called for the creation of in-region safe zones, something we’ve long advocated. In his maiden...

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Defending Christians Facing Genocide at the U.N.

By ACLJ.org1505914991031

As part of our ongoing efforts to end the ISIS genocide against Christians, we delivered an oral intervention before the United Nations Human Rights Council through our affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), again urging the U.N. to act. In our intervention we told the story of...

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Forced to Recite Islamic Prayer to Receive Food

By ACLJ.org1505745680217

Christian South Sudanese refugee children are denied food in Sudan’s refugee camps unless they recite Islamic prayers. The U.S. Department of State includes three nations on its “State Sponsor of Terrorism” list . Sudan is one of them, along with Syria and Iran. Sudan was designated a State Sponsor...

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New False Charges For Pastor Brunson

By CeCe Heil1503955860493

In an unexpected video conference with a judge last Thursday, American Pastor Andrew Brunson was informed that the prosecutor had added additional charges upon which his continued detainment was now based. These “new” charges, coming 322 days after his initial arrest in October of last year, are...

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ACLJ Urges US Ambassador to Confront Genocide

By ACLJ.org1503498806209

The Islamic State’s (“ISIS”) genocide against Christians and other religious minorities not only continues in Iraq and Syria, but also is spreading around the world. This week, in our ongoing effort to engage the Executive branch in combating this genocide, we sent a letter to Kansas Governor Sam...

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Defend Dying Christians in Pakistan

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Pakistan is one of the most pernicious persecutors of Christians ever. Pakistani Christians are tortured, raped, and burned alive. Some – like Christian mother of five Asia Bibi – are falsely accused...

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Admonishing the U.N. to Recognize ISIS Genocide

By ACLJ.org1503334648385

Boiled, beheaded, burned alive, raped, mutilated, deported en masse, kidnapped, enslaved, forced to convert to Islam, and ultimately punished by death – this is the plight of Christians across the Middle East, and alarmingly, ISIS’s atrocities are expanding globally. In response, we just filed our...

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ISIS is the Greatest Threat to Religious Freedom

By ACLJ.org1503065726394

A staggering “ 80 percent of the global population live with restrictions on or hostilities to limit their freedom of religion.” On Tuesday, the Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, used this striking statistic to introduce the State Department’s 2016 International Religious Freedom (IRF) Report .

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Sec. Tillerson Calls for Release of Pastor Andrew

By CeCe Heil1502823789045

Today – the 313th day of American Pastor Andrew Brunson’s wrongful imprisonment in Turkey because of his Christian faith –the State Department released a report on International Religious Freedom , highlighting Pastor Andrew’s plight. Although the report analyzes freedom violations across the...

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Britain’s PM Responds to ACLJ Letter on Genocide

By ACLJ.org1501773394967

Systematic, savage, and stark – these words vividly describe the reign of terror dominating the expanding genocidal landscape of ISIS-infected regions. It is eminently clear that ISIS is intentionally targeting Christian and other religious minority communities for extermination. The systematic...

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ACLJ Demands “Deep” State Department Records

By Jordan Sekulow1501523077639

Last week we told you about an alarming report that Obama holdovers at the State Department were scrubbing official records and speeches to remove any mention of the ISIS genocide against Christians, which the State Department has since denied. Today, we are following through with action. We just...

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ACLJ Responding to Betrayal of Dying Christians

By Jordan Sekulow1501166445293

In a startling revelation, news is breaking this week that Obama holdovers within the State Department are actively attempting to scrub its records to remove any mention of the ISIS genocide against Christians. This is outrageous and the ACLJ has had enough, so we are preparing a new set of Freedom...

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ACLJ's Fight Against ISIS Genocide

By ACLJ.org1501020383559

While Syria and Iraq remain the main areas in which ISIS fighters are focusing their genocidal attacks against Christians and other religious minorities, these attacks are spreading. Yesterday, in our ongoing effort to combat ISIS, we sent letters to 12 key world leaders who understand first-hand...

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Fighting for Justice for Pakistani Girl

By Shaheryar Gill1499874148742

In Pakistan, we are fighting a now seven-months-long court battle to defend the rights of a 3-year-old girl – the daughter of a Christian woman – who was brutally sexually assaulted by a Muslim man. All too often in Pakistan, horrific crimes against innocent young girls go unpunished because the...

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ISIS Spreads to Southeast Asia

By ACLJ.org1498859174682

ISIS is spreading, just like they promised. Six months ago we warned that “[t]he need to defeat ISIS is not a problem isolated to Iraq and Syria. It is, indeed, an international concern.” As Iraqi President Fuad Masum observed in 2014, “the whole world [is realizing] that this is not an ordinary...

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Austria Recognizes “Genocide”

By ACLJ.org1497999498396

In a major step forward in our aggressive legal advocacy campaign for Christians facing genocide, Austria has formally recognized the genocide against Christians and is advancing at least three steps of our 7-point plan to stop the genocide against Christians and protect the victims. On June 7,

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Defending Christians at the United Nations

By Olivia Summers1497625265015

Persecution of Christians is increasing world-wide. Today, our affiliate – the European Centre for Law & Justice (ECLJ) – gave an oral intervention before the United Nations’ Human Rights Council on behalf of persecuted Christians in Pakistan: Today the ECLJ would like to draw this Council’s...

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Defending Christians at the U.N.

By ACLJ.org1497477309194

Today, through our affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), we made an oral intervention before the United Nations Human Rights Council on behalf of Christians facing genocide in the Middle East. We gave our most detailed account yet of the atrocities carried out by ISIS against...

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