US Gov't Won't Work With Iraqi Christians for Fear of Being Called 'Crusader Army,' Nina Shea Says

July 11, 2016

The United States government is afraid to work directly with persecuted Iraqi and Syrian Christians because it doesn't want America to look like a "crusader army," prominent human rights lawyer and religious freedom advocate Nina Shea said Friday.

While speaking on a panel discussion focusing on global persecution at International Christian Concern's first annual conference on the persecuted church, Shea, the director of the Washington-based Hudson Institute's Center for Religious Freedom, detailed the U.S government's troubling pattern of indifference toward the plight of persecuted Christians across the world.

Read more at: http://www.christianpost.com/news/obama-kerry-iraqi-christians-crusader-army-nina-shea-166226/


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