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Daniel Pipes: America’s Modern-Day Abolitionists

Over time, [Sudan’s] Muslim northerners became increasingly vicious toward their southern co-nationals, culminating in the 1980-90s with massacres, chattel slavery and genocide. Given Africa’s many tragedies, such problems might not have made an impression on compassion-weary Westerners except for an extraordinary effort led by two modern-day American abolitionists. Starting in the mid-1990s, John Eibner of… Read more »

Raymond Ibrahim: Muslim Persecution of Christians at a Crossroads

The Time to Act is Now or Never Raymond Ibrahim December 21, 2011 Be sure to sign CSI’s petition urging President Obama to present during his forthcoming State of the Union Address his “administration’s policy to prevent the eradication of the endangered Christian communities and other religious minorities of the Islamic Middle East.” When the major media… Read more »

Charles Jacobs: In Egypt, Christians Endure their “Kristallnacht”

Charles Jacobs December 21, 2011 Recently Jews in synagogues around the world heard an ancient prophesy about a time of tribulation for the Christians. In the haftarah, the Prophet Obadiah hears G-d warning the Edomites (traditionally a Jewish term for the people who eventually made up the Christian world): “Behold on that day… Your mighty… Read more »

Jeff Jacoby: For Arab Christians, a wintry ‘spring’

Jeff Jacoby Boston Globe IN THE FIRST ROUND of Egypt’s parliamentary elections, the hardline Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party won 36.6 percent of the vote — a plurality — and the even harder-line Salafist party, Al-Nour, won 24.4 percent. The Egyptian Bloc— a coalition of liberal, social-democratic, and secular parties — drew only 13.4… Read more »

CSI Issues Genocide Warning for Religious Minorities in the Middle East

New Petition Calls on President Obama to Help Halt Religious Cleansing WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Christian Solidarity International (CSI) issued a Genocide Warning today for endangered religious minorities in the Islamic Middle East, and called on President Barack Obama to make their survival a priority asthe United States responds to the “Arab Spring”…. Read more »

CSI Facilitates Liberation of 412 Sudanese Slaves

Freed Teenage Slave Testifies before Congress WASHINGTON and AWEIL, South Sudan, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Ker Aleu Deng, a blind former slave liberated by Christian Solidarity International (CSI) and its partners, testified today before Congress on the persistence of slavery in Sudan. Addressing the members of the House Subcommittee for Africa, Global Health and… Read more »

CSI Sheds Light on Abuse of Coptic Christian Women In Egypt

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Christian Solidarity International Board Member Michele Clark testified on Capitol Hill today about the continued abuse of Coptic females in Egypt, a nation struggling to come together in the aftermath of this Spring’s Arab revolution. Video of the hearing, courtesy of C-SPAN: The U.S. Helsinki Commission, more formally known… Read more »

President Kiir Recalls Enslavement of Southern Sudanese

CSI Facilitates Liberation of 404 Slaves JUBA, Sudan and WASHINGTON, July 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, President Salva Kiir Mayardit of the new Republic of South Sudan, recalled in his inaugural address that the Southern Sudanese had been subjected to slavery during the late North-South civil war (1983-2005). “We have been maimed, enslaved and treated… Read more »