Persecution Relief said it had documented 293 incidents between January and June, including six cases of murder and five of rape.
Although a seemingly pro-Christian decision from both Syria and Russia, this announcement is laced with geopolitical motives.
As the crisis caused by the jihadist incursion worsens, the international community is failing those caught up in the chaos
Religious minorities often assimilate into the dominant Arab-Muslim identity, despite Tunisia’s general respect for human rights
“Muslims will rebound as they chanted torching Christian’s houses, disgracing women, vandalizing Churches"
The Greek patriarch of Istanbul said: "Instead of uniting, a 1,500-year-old heritage is dividing us. I am saddened and shaken.”
"In remote areas where there are no churches or Christian schools students are forced to take Islamic Religion."
Over the past two years, over 30 churches have been attacked in Ethiopia - half burned to the ground.
The announcement this week came at the end of the latest round of negotiations between the two parties under the Juba Peace Proces