The Syria Faith Initiative calls on world leaders to stop the bombing and bring aid to hundreds of thousands of homeless, hungry, and cold Syrian women and children
(CHICAGO, IL – 1/2/2020) – As the new decade begins, a coalition of faith leaders is urgently calling on world government leaders to take emergency action in response to the catastrophic conditions facing homeless, hungry, and cold Syrian civilians throughout northern Syria – now further exacerbated by the influx of civilians fleeing the bombings of southern Idlib. Continue reading “Multi-Faith Leaders Unite to Decry the Desperate Plight of Civilians in Idlib, Syria “
CHICAGO, IL. — In the past few weeks, the families of hundreds of Syrian prisoners have learned that their loved ones died while under the custody of the Government of Syria. The Syria Faith Initiative, a coalition of American faith leaders, decry the lack of transparency and due process among the parties responsible for Syria’s disappearances.
We grieve with these families and pray for the Syrians killed in such a cruel manner, for arbitrary, political reasons that are an affront to international human rights law and universal values on human rights and dignity. We also pray for those still missing in the darkness, facing prison conditions—with industrial-scale torture and extermination methods— a modern dehumanization campaign reminiscent of the horrors of the Second World War.
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