This year marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.
Results from Tag: 'persecution of religious minorities'
The right to exercise religion came under sustained assault around the world in 2015, according to a new report from a bipartisan United States commission, affecting Christians, Muslims and Jews, among others.
Kerry announced at a March 17 news conference, ‘In my judgment, Daesh is responsible for genocide against groups in areas under its control, including Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims.’
Congressional vote follows the declaration from the European Union Parliament in early February and comes ahead of the U.S. State Department’s March 17 deadline for announcing if it will issue an official declaration.
The president’s proposal for war against the Islamic State faces criticism for going too far and not far enough, but caught in the middle are victims of the fundamentalist group.