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Report: China committing 'crimes against humanity' in Xinjiang

Apr 20, 2021

An international human rights organization has declared that China’s actions in the province of Xinjiang amount to crimes against humanity.  Read more

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Report: China’s treatment of Uyghurs meets definition of genocide

Mar 10, 2021

China’s abuses of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang violate every article in the United Nations’ definition of genocide, a new policy... Read more

Street with market stalls with Chinese flags on every booth, Xinjiang, China. Credit: Chris Redan/Shutterstock

US recognizes China’s treatment of Uyghurs as ‘genocide’

Jan 19, 2021

The United States has declared that the Chinese government’s actions against the Uyghur population amount to genocide and crimes against... Read more

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Nigerian Christians facing 'calculated genocide,' Catholic bishop tells Congress

Dec 18, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The world must not ignore the “genocide” of Christians in Nigeria, the Catholic Bishop of Gboko told members of Congress... Read more

Child standing in front of ruined building in Syria.

Remember Syrians this Christmas

Dec 9, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Do not forget the suffering Christians in Syria, a member of a pontifical aid foundation implored officials from the U.S.,... Read more

Activists protest the treatment of Uyghur Muslims by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang province at a protest outside the headquarters of the European Union.

Chinese doctor says she participated in 'ethnic cleansing' of Uyghurs

Sep 4, 2020

A Uyghur woman who worked as a doctor in China has told a British news network that she participated in... Read more

Street with market stalls with Chinese flags on every booth, Xinjiang, China.

Hospital worker: China forces abortion, infanticide on Uyghurs

Aug 18, 2020

Hospitals in China’s Xinjiang province regularly committ forced late-term abortions on Uyghur women and killed newborn Uyghur babies to enforce China’s... Read more

Uighurs learn gardening at "reeducation camp" in Moyu County, Hotan Prefecture in Xinjiang.

Chinese authorities force contraception on Uyghurs in 'slow genocide'

Jun 29, 2020

The Chinese government is forcing Uyghur women to take contraceptives in an effort to slow the growing population. One expert... Read more

Cyprien and Daphrose Rugumba. Copyright Archives de la Communauté de l'Emmanuel.

Killed in the Rwandan genocide, this couple is being considered for sainthood

Apr 8, 2019

The story of Cyprien and Daphrose Rugumba is a story of atheism and devout faith, of a strained marriage and... Read more

A center for internally displaced persons, most of whom are Christians, in Dawodiya, Iraq, April 10, 2016.

Trump signs law to aid Christians in Iraq, Syria

Dec 11, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

President Donald Trump signed into law Tuesday the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act, which seeks to ensure... Read more

Yazidi children at a refugee camp.

ISIS genocide survivor begs US to help Yazidis – before it's too late

Oct 5, 2017

By Matt Hadro

A Yazidi survivor of the ISIS genocide urged members of Congress on Tuesday to help recover young girls and boys... Read more

Farman, a Syrian Refugee.

A year after genocide declaration, Knights donate nearly $2 million

Mar 17, 2017

Last year, in a nearly unprecedented event, the United States declared that Christians, Yezidis, Shi’a Muslims, and other religious and... Read more

Syrian refugee girl.

What will the US do next for ISIS genocide survivors?

Mar 16, 2017

By Matt Hadro

One year after the U.S. declared that ISIS was committing genocide in Iraq and Syria, advocates for religious and ethnic... Read more

A young refugee rests after having fled from ISIS and arrived in Ankawa in the northern part of Erbil, Iraq.

One Congressman's plea to the US: Don't abandon Iraq's Christians

Jan 6, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Christian survivors of the ISIS genocide have serious humanitarian needs, but their faith remains strong, one congressman said after his... Read more

Inside the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center.

'Forgive us' – Rwandan bishops on Catholic role in genocide

Nov 21, 2016

The Catholic bishops of Rwanda have apologized for Christians' role in the deadly 1994 genocide.    Read more

Amal Clooney at a 2015 press conference.

In grilling UN speech, Amal Clooney blasts failure to stop ISIS

Sep 18, 2016

By Elise Harris

Nadia Murad, a young Yazidi woman who escaped ISIS captivity after her family was slaughtered, has been named a new... Read more

United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

Intervene in Christian genocide: 400,000 bring plea to UN

Apr 30, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Advocates delivered hundreds of thousands of signatures to the United Nations on Friday, calling on the body to declare that... Read more

UN Flag outside of the United Nations Headquarters, New York.

At UN, calls for global response to Christian genocide

Apr 28, 2016

The plight of Christians and other Middle East minorities demands action from the international community, one leader in relief efforts... Read more

Displaced Christian children at a refugee camp in Dawodiya, Iraq, April 10, 2016.

Will the US take action to protect the victims of Islamic State genocide?

Apr 19, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Now that the U.S. has declared that the Islamic State is waging genocide against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria,... Read more

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In groundbreaking move, US declares Christians among victims of ISIS genocide

Mar 17, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Secretary of State John Kerry declared Thursday that Christians, Yezidis, Shi’a Muslims, and other religious and ethnic minorities are victims... Read more