One of the oldest Christian communities is being relentlessly wiped away right in front of our eyes — these people are one of the cornerstones of Western Civilization. Speaking this week, President Trump posed the question most other political leaders want to avoid — do we care enough to protect ourselves from destruction?
At the end of 2011, my organization and our international partners in Europe called upon the United Nations and the international human rights community to act quickly and decisively to save the Christians of Syria, who are being increasingly threatened and victimized by Islamic supremacists. It’s not as if anyone could say that it was not known or that is was unknowable. We knew. Everybody knew.
It’s always interesting to see what really goes on in the ‘moderate’ Muslim countries hailed as shining examples of how far modern Islamic countries have come.
The difficulties described in this article are framed as discreetly and carefully as possible, with sub titles like ‘Thorny Issue’ but it isn’t hard to read in between the lines.
No feminist marches for the girls and women tortured, subjugated and slaughtered by Muslim oppressors.
No women’s marches against the Islamic texts and teachings that sanction rape, slavery and misogyny.
These sexual attacks are sanctioned in Islamic texts and teachings. Muslim armies like the Islamic State invoke the Quran chapter and verse.
I am sick and tired of reporting these vicious, savage stories, day in and day out to a collective shrug by media and academic elites. They school us on tolerance and hate and their fictional narratives while given aid and comfort to the adherents of the most brutal ideology on the face of the earth.