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Monday, April 2, 2012

Obama-backed Syrian Rebels “Ethnic Cleansing” Christians

The religious oppression of Christians is one of side effects of our interventions in the middle east. America has been partnering with intolerant radical Islamists at least since the days of Jimmy Carter who funded and armed the Afghan Mujahideen. The persecution of Iraq's Christians exploded when the US invaded Iraq. Obama and Gang literally armed and funded radical Islamists for its Libyan venture and are now doing the same thing in Syria. What is happening in Syria has US and CIA fingerprints all over it - genocide, murder and slaughter.
Armed Islamist rebel groups in Syria supported by the Obama administration and Western governments seeking to oust “President” Bashir al-Assad are engaged in “ethnic cleansing” of Christians, according to news reports and human rights organizations. And as the conflict escalates, the persecution of the once-protected Christian minority is growing as well. The Syrian Orthodox Church, which represents over half of Syrian Christians, issued a statement saying revolutionary fighters had expelled some 50,000 Christians from the embattled city of Homs. That figure is estimated to account for about 90 percent of the Christian community there. Hundreds more — including women and children — were slaughtered, according to charitable organizations operating in the area.
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The New American