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FRRME America Vice Chair Nina Shea contributes to important new book on religious persecution
August 2, 2017

FRRME America Vice Chair Nina Shea contributes to important new book on religious persecution

  FRRME America Vice Chair and Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Nina Shea is a contributor to The Persecution and Genocide of Christians in the Middle East: Prevention, Prohibition, and Prosecution. Published by Anglico Press, the book is an in-depth account of the plight of Christians in the Middle East.

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FRRME Director of Operations Interviewed by BBC World News
July 25, 2017

FRRME Director of Operations Interviewed by BBC World News

  Dr. Sarah Ahmed, FRRME Director of Operations in the Middle East, talks to the BBC’s Yalda Hakim about the plight of Yazidi women liberated from ISIS.

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Do Copts Have a Future in Egypt?
Foreign Affairs Magazine | June 21, 2017

Do Copts Have a Future in Egypt?

Vice Chairman of FRRME America, Nina Shea, recently wrote a compelling article for Foreign Affairs Magazine which details the importance of our foundation in providing relief to the Middle East. You can read the complete article by following this link.

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Helena Scott is the new Project Officer for Jordan
May 8, 2017

Helena Scott is the new Project Officer for Jordan

Helena Scott Named FRRME America Project Officer for Jordan WASHINGTON—The American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East is pleased to announce that Helena K. Scott has been named Project Officer for Jordan. An honors graduate of the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, Scott read Persian and Middle Eastern History and Arabic and Islamic Studies. While at SOAS, she volunteered with the school’s Detainee Support Group. Scott also studied Modern Arabic at the Sana’a […]

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In Egypt, Meeting with Sunni Muslim Leaders, Pope Francis Must Speak Up
National Review | April 27, 2017

In Egypt, Meeting with Sunni Muslim Leaders, Pope Francis Must Speak Up

 By Nina Shea On Friday, Pope Francis travels to Egypt, the largest Arab country and home to the Copts, the Middle East’s largest Christian community. His principal purpose is to take part in an interfaith dialogue with Grand Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, who heads el-Azhar, the ancient center of Sunni Muslim learning. Begun 20 years ago, this dialogue effort is best known for Tayeb’s breaking it off in 2011, after he faulted Pope Benedict XVI for an “unacceptable interference” in Egypt’s […]

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Christianity in Iraq's Nineveh Plains could be months away from disappearing forever. Unless funding is immediately provided to start reconstructing Christian homes and villages damaged and destroyed by ISIS in the formerly Christian region of the Nineveh Plains--and providing for security--most Iraqi Christians who escaped ISIS to Kurdistan are likely to leave Iraq permanently. WE URGENTLY NEED YOUR HELP: please visit our donations page and show your commitment to the Christians of Iraq: donatenow.networkforgood.org/frrmeamerica?code=FR3WM1703 ... See MoreSee Less

Christianity in Iraqs Nineveh Plains could be months away from disappearing forever. Unless funding is immediately provided to start reconstructing Christian homes and villages damaged and destroyed by ISIS in the formerly Christian region of the Nineveh Plains--and providing for security--most Iraqi Christians who escaped ISIS to Kurdistan are likely to leave Iraq permanently. WE URGENTLY NEED YOUR HELP: please visit our donations page and show your commitment to the Christians of Iraq:  https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/frrmeamerica?code=FR3WM1703

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At yesterday’s release of the 2016 International Religious Freedom Reports, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asserted that ISIS is “clearly responsible for genocide” against Christians, Yazidis and Shi'a Muslims within the territory it controls or controlled and went further than previous administrations – committing to protect targeted minorities from violent extremism even after ISIS is defeated and to preserving their cultural heritage. He pressed for a more religiously tolerant culture, specifically in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt, Pakistan and other Muslim countries. twitter.com/StateDept/status/897475384312123392

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