KOBANE, Northeast Syria – With the pullout of US troops, Christians here in northeast Syria told CBN News their future hangs in the balance. With the region on the brink of chaos, they’re fearful and warning of a new genocide.
LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday that two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar on charges of breaking the country’s Official Secrets Act were innocent and that Britain had serious concerns about due process in the case.
The last surviving leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes Friday by an international tribunal.
A U.N. fact-finding mission has recommended that Myanmar military leaders be investigated for genocidal acts against Rohingyas in the Rakhine state and crimes committed against Christians and other minorities in two other states.
An extensive new report based on over 250 interviews with survivors and military personnel contradicts the Myanmar government’s claims about the attacks on Rohingya communities and details how authorities trained neighboring civilian communities to attack the Rohingya in a genocide-like manner.
Christian missionaries and Bible translators in Cameroon say they’re continuing to spread God’s Word to the people even as violence mounts and fears of a genocide continue to grow in the troubled African country.
Almost 7,000 people belonging to the largely Christian minority group in Kachin, northern Myanmar, have fled their houses since fighting between the army and a rebel group flared up in early April, according to recent figures from the Red Cross.