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Lantos Foundation Awards Front Line Fund Grant to FRRME America
August 30, 2018

Lantos Foundation Awards Front Line Fund Grant to FRRME America

WASHINGTON—The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice has awarded a grant to the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME America). According to Denise Perron, executive director of the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, “As part of our work to promote freedom of religion, conscience, and belief, and in support of the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East’s advancement of human rights in Iraq, we are pleased to provide them with a grant from our Front Line Fund. We wish them continued success in their noble mission.” Scott Rye, chairman of FRRME America, said, “Our foundation greatly appreciates this grant and the recognition by the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice of our efforts on behalf of human rights and religious freedom in the Middle East.” FRRME America will apply the grant toward trauma counseling and youth empowerment among the refugee community in Jordan. Since the rise of the so-called […]

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Christ Church, Jerusalem Provides Medical Relief Grant To FRRME America
July 9, 2018

Christ Church, Jerusalem Provides Medical Relief Grant To FRRME America

AMMAN, Jordan—Christ Church, Jerusalem, has provided a grant via its Mercy Fund to the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East for medical relief. “This is a welcome gift from Christ Church,” said FRRME America Chairman Scott Rye, “and we are very glad to see Christ Church include the Foundation in its mission and outreach efforts.” Rye noted that the church has supported the U.K.-registered branch of the charity, FRRME UK, in the past. FRRME America is […]

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December 27, 2017

Rollie Flynn Elected to FRRME America Board of Trustees

  WASHINGTON—Carol “Rollie” Flynn, founder and managing principal of Singa Consulting, LLC, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME America). Flynn is a 30-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency, where she served as Director of CIA University’s Leadership Academy, Associate Deputy Director of the National Counterterrorism Center/Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning, Executive Director of the CIA Counterterrorism Center, Chief of Station in major posts in […]

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FRRME Vice Chair on How the U.S. can  Aid Christian Refugees
September 26, 2017

FRRME Vice Chair on How the U.S. can Aid Christian Refugees

How to Help Iraq’s Religious Minorities Trump should undo an Obama policy that largely blocks them from getting U.S. aid. By Nina Shea As Islamic State heads toward defeat in Iraq, Christian and Yazidi survivors of genocide should be returning to their hometowns in Nineveh province. Instead, these fragile minority communities mostly remain stranded at displacement shelters in Kurdistan without the means to rebuild their villages. Many are fleeing Iraq, and the country now risks losing these religious minorities entirely. […]

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FRRME America Funds First Aid Training Course for Iraqi Women
September 14, 2017

FRRME America Funds First Aid Training Course for Iraqi Women

WASHINGTON—The first FRRME America-funded first aid training course was held recently in northern Iraq as part of an initiative to enable Iraqi women to become economically self-sufficient. According to Dr. Amal Marogy, chairman of the Aradin Charitable Trust, “Thanks to a generous donation from FRRME America and with the help of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Aradin was able to provide a two-day first aid training course for 23 Christian, Muslim and Yazidi women.” Marogy noted that all […]

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