Plunging City in Fear Again

Christian Teacher Has Throat Cut in Mosul

Mosul — Police in Mosul found the body of a Christian woman with her throat cut. The gruesome discovery was made today in an area where attacks have been perpetrated in the past against members of the city’s Christian minority, some, like abducted Bishop Faraj Rahho and Fr Ragheed Ganni, murdered. Weiterlesen

AUA weist auf dramatische Lage in Syrien und Irak hin

Assyrian Leaders Meet With Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

On 14 September 2012, a delegation headed by Mr. Hermiz Shahen, Deputy Secretary General of the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) and Mr. David M. David , President of the Assyrian Australian National Federation met with the Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship.During which an official letter was presented to the Minister in which explains the tragic and dangerous situation that our people are facing in Iraq and Syria. The AUA proposed a plan of action and resolutions requesting to take the discussion further with the Australian authorities. Weiterlesen

Assyrian United Organizations of Illinois

Condemns Continuous Oppression of Assyrians in Iraq

As the United States prepares to withdraw its troops from Iraq, a horrible wave of terrorism has swept several towns in the Kurdistan Region. On Friday, December 2, 2011, starting in Zakho, thousands of young men paraded through several areas, destroying, pillaging and burning shops, hotels, and other properties. The attacks spread to 5 other towns and carry the hallmarks of an organized campaign. Their targets were the properties of the indigenous inhabitants of the area; the Chaldean Syriac Assyrians and the Yezidis, who have been the subjects of severe persecution. Shockingly, security forces in the region seemed to be non-existent during critical hours. Weiterlesen

David William Lazar

Turkey must pay compensation

David William Lazar was born in Baghdad in 1959, the family left Iraq in 1965 and he grew up living in Kuwait and Lebanon. In 1979 he arrived in Los Angeles from London as a prospective university student. In 1980 he co-founded Assyrian Students Society at California State University, Northridge. In 1982 he represented the Western Region of the US at the Assyrian Universal Alliance Congress that was held in Los Angeles. Weiterlesen

The Chaldean Syriac Assyrian General Conference

Closing statement of the Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrian conference in Bagdad

The Chaldean Syriac Assyrian General Conference was held in Baghdad in the period of 22-24 October, 2003 under the motto of “Our Unity and Our National and Patriotic Rights in Iraq”. The Conference was held under the patronage of Dr. Ayad Alawi, the rotating interim President of the Iraqi Governing Council, with the presence of Mr. Younadam Kanna the representative of our people in the Iraqi Governing Council and the representative for Mr. Paul Bremer, Head of Civil Administration in Iraq as well as representatives of various national Iraqi parties. The Conference was also attended by representatives our people’s political parties and organizations and its religious, civic and cultural institutions throughout Iraq. Delegates from Syria, Lebanon, Iran, and the Diaspora (Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand) were also in attendance. Weiterlesen