IRAQ AND MIDDLE EAST MINORITIES AT THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL
By Mideast Newswire

Our message is: “No exodus from Iraq: self-defense and international protection”

 

New York, In a historic visit to the United Nations Security Council and Secretariat General, the widest coalition of Iraqi Christian and Yazidi and Middle East Christian NGOs and organizations ever assembled to date appealed to the international community not to allow further ethnic cleansing of minorities inside Iraq and their uprooting from ancestral lands for resettlement throughout the world.

The Muslim Rape of Christian Nuns
By Raymond Ibrahim

Despite how unsavory and barbaric Islamic groups and persons around the world have been acting—whether Nigeria’s Boko Haram, Mesopotamia’s Islamic State, Somalia’s Shabaab—perhaps few things are as disgusting and cowardly as the Muslim rape of nuns: defenseless Christian women who sacrifice much of their lives to help sick and needy Muslims.

‘We Want to Stay in Iraq, but Can’t Live Like This Anymore’
By Lauren Gunias – World Watch Monitor

IS’ unseen victims – the most vulnerable, including disabled, elderly and children

When IS captured Mosul on June 10th the most devastating part of its seizure was its outright targeting of all non-Sunni Muslim groups. This has resulted in a mass loss of life, forced conversions and seizure of homes for Iraq’s minority Christians, Shia Muslims, Yazidis and Turkmen.

Calls to Delay Egypt’s Parliamentary Polls Divides Political Figures
By Gamal Essam El-Din - Ahram

Some argue that the delay is necessary to revise two electoral laws - and on security concerns - while others say it's against the post-30 June road map

A lawsuit asking to delay Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections has left the country's political forces taken aback amid a scramble to form alliances before the expected polls.

“America’s Ambassador to Muslims”
By Michelle Boorstein - WP

As the State Department’s new special representative to Muslim communities, the boyish-looking Texas lawyer is America’s ambassador to Muslims around the world during a summer of nonstop grim headlines from Gaza, Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq. All are places where his brand is not, let’s say, wildly popular.


‘The Muslim Brotherhood Will Become Much More Savage After Elections’

Editor’s note: More evidence of the Muslim Brotherhood’s illegal activities during elections continue to emerge—including tricking voters into not voting for other candidates by pretending they had died.  Such trickery will turn into ferocity once and if elections are no longer necessary and the MB assume power.

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Dr. Refaat al-Saeed, leader of the Tagama’ Party [the socialist ‘Rally’ party], said that both the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis violated the law during elections by using religious slogans, although the Elections Committee did not bother to reprimand or punish any of them. They utilized mosques and used unprecedented, underhanded, and devious propaganda in their elections campaign. They also deceitfully portrayed the [Coptic] Church as backing the Egyptian Bloc to turn people against the Bloc.

He added: “We need to be careful, as the Muslim Brotherhood will be become much more savage after elections.”

During a phone call with Life Today talk show, Dr. Saeed added: “A niqab-wearing woman affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood had fifteen IDs collected from other women in her neighborhood and used them to vote 15 times. The Brotherhood even claimed that a particular candidate had died—and went so far as to pray al-Fatiha for his soul outside the polling station—until this candidate went to the polling stations to prove to his constituents that he is still alive.”

The leader of the Tagama’ Party said that the Muslim Brotherhood played a dirty game in these elections and should be reprimanded, especially for opening the ballot boxes and fiddling with their content yesterday in the De La Salle School—and still the Elections Committee took no action against them.

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Translated by CS from : http://www2.youm7.com/News.asp?NewsID=544470&SecID=65

 

 

 

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