US lawmakers unanimously declare ISIS atrocities against Christians to be 'genocide'

March 15, 2016

US lawmakers voted unanimously last night to approve a motion which declared ISIS' treatment of Christians and other religious minorities is "genocide".

The House of Representatives voted by 393 to zero that "the atrocities perpetrated by ISIL against Christians, Yezidis, and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide."

Read more at: http://www.christiantoday.com/article/us.lawmakers.unanimously.declare.isis.atrocities.against.christians.to.be.genocide/81907.htm


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