UNITED NATIONS HUMANS RIGHTS COUNCIL ADOPTS THE FIRST EVER STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF CHRISTIANS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

United Nations Humans Rights Council adopts the first ever statement in support of Christians in the Middle East

On March 13, 2015, the UN Human Rights Council, on the sidelines of its Session XXVII adopted a statement ‘Supporting the Human Rights of Christians and Other Communities, particularly in the Middle East’ initiated by Russia, the Vatican and Lebanon. The appearance of this statement has been dictated by the catastrophic situation of Christians in the ...

Russian Church Highlights Persecution of Christians in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (RIA Novosti) 24/10/2012 The Russian Orthodox Church is worried about the persecution of Christians in Syria and other Arab countries where regimes changed rapidly, a top Church official said. “We are deeply worried by what is going on in Syria, where radical forces are trying to come to power with the help of Western powers,” Metropolitan ...