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One year anniversary of Congress and Secretary of State, John Kerry, recognizing ISIS genocide against minorities in Iraq and Syria

WASHINGTON, DC, March 20, 2017 —Friday marked the one year anniversary of the US Congress and US Department of State declaration that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria committed genocide against minority groups, including Christians, Yezidis and moderate Shia and Sunni Muslims in its territory.

In remembrance, Juliana Taimoorazy, founder of the Iraqi Christian Relief Council, participated in a panel discussion on Capitol Hill on Thursday, March 17.

“I want to thank Congressman Steve King (IA-04), Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01), Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-08) and Dr. Walid Phares for sponsoring this discussion and for their steadfast commitment to the survivors of the genocide in Iraq.”

“What we need is a free society to practice our religion. My people kept their faith in Christ, and many have kept their loyalty to the land, the land they have called home for thousands of years,” said Ms. Taimoorazy in her remarks.

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Juliana Taimoorazy
Founder of the Iraqi Christian Relief Council and Senior Fellow at Philos Project

   Juliana Taimoorazy is internationally recognized for her work with persecuted Christians in the Middle East. She is sought after for her analysis on terror’s impact on indigenous Christian communities in Iraq and the Middle East. She has appeared in Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Post, Al-Arabiya, BBC, The Telegraph, National Catholic Register, Fox News, The Stream, and Israel News. Juliana is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post.

 

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