Tag: persecution

Global forced displacement hits record high
Global

Global forced displacement hits record high

Originally published in UNHCR Wars and persecution have driven more people from their homes than at any time since UNHCR records began, according to a new report released today by the UN Refugee Agency. The report, entitled Global Trends, noted that on average 24 people were forced to flee each […]

ISIS: The World’s Newest Holocaust
Opinion Uncategorized

ISIS: The World’s Newest Holocaust

By Mary Ann Mueller — Originally published in Virtue Online  Adolph Hitler and the Third Reich had a goal in mind: destroy Judaism … stamp out the Jews as a “Final Solution to the Jewish Question.” The wholesale slaughter of European Jews is remembered in 20th century history as The […]

China marks 24th anniversary of brutal Tiananmen crackdown
Asia

China marks 24th anniversary of brutal Tiananmen crackdown

  Beijing bans discussion of event, arrests activists and censors social media Originally published in VOA China is marking the 24th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown, amid tight security in Beijing and stifling censorship on the web. Authorities every year work hard to prevent memorials and ban public […]