|Christian Daily, March 28, Egyptian police disperse angry Muslim mob targeting Christian homes
“Americans need to know that one of the oldest Christian communities in the world is under threat from being completely pushed out of Egypt,” In Defense of Christians’ executive director Philippe Nassif told CNA.CBS News, March 28, Dozens In Philly Learn About Struggles Christians Face In The Middle East
“A lot of these people should have priority access to come to the United States because they’re victims of genocide,” said Philippe Nassif, Executive Director of In Defense of Christians (IDC).Catholic Philly, March 20, Advocates seek more on anniversary of ISIS genocide declaration
“..there was more politics to the issue of genocide which I ever thought there could be,” said Catholic University of America law professor Robert Destro at a March 16 event at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center sponsored by In Defense of Christians”.Crux, March 18, Genocide Coalition says religious minorities need protection from ISIS
“Also signing the statement were Carl Anderson, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, and Toufic Baaklini, the president of the advocacy group In Defense of Christians.”National Catholic Register, March 17, The US Declaration of Genocide: One Year Later
“Philippe Nassif, executive director of In Defense of Christians, told the Register that Kerry’s genocide declaration made a “pretty big difference” in shedding light on the eradication of Christians…”.Voice of America, Armenian Service, Interview IDC Executive Director Philippe Nassif
“All of these Yazidis, all of these Christians, all of these Armenian people that are fleeing genocide should be given priority entry in the United States”. English Article here.
Washington Times, March 16, Advocates encourage Trump to take action on anniversary of Christian genocide designation
“Philippe Nassif, executive director of In Defense of Christians, said American leadership is imperative to alleviate the plight of groups persecuted at the hands of Islamic State.”
Illinois Review, March 13, KHOURI: THINKING OF OUR PERSECUTED SISTERS IN THE MIDEAST
An Op-Ed by IDC advisory board member Tonia Khouri
The Hill, March 6, Trump’s plan for safe zones in Syria necessary for the civil war’s end
An Op-Ed by IDC President Toufic Baaklini
Public Radio of Armenia, March 3, ANCA explores policy priorities with Administration officials and Members of Congress
“ANCA leaders held a working dinner with the senior leadership and staff of In Defense of Christians, led by President Toufic Baaklini.
The American Interest, March 2, Security in the Aftermath of ISIS
An Op Ed by IDC Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor
EWTN News, March 2, Egypt’s Christians are being driven out – will the world notice?
“Americans need to know that one of the oldest Christian communities in the world is under threat…”. Philippe Nassif, executive director of the advocacy group In Defense of Christians, told EWTN News.