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.