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Faith Under Fire

Mar-06-2012 at 02:00 AM (UTC+3 Nineveh, Assyria)

Faith Under Fire
The Global Threat to Religious Freedom
by Eric Voogd — Conference Director, Faith Under Fire. February 24, 2012.

Dear Concerned Citizen,

Please join us for this eye-opening Chicago area Conference on the worldwide crisis in religious freedom. This Conference is designed to address the plight of persecuted religious minorities in Muslim countries. Join us to learn the real nature of their hardships and what each of us can do to advance religious liberty for suffering indigenous communities.

  • Leaders of the indigenous communities describe their plight.
  • Eyewitnesses offer riveting testimony about this harsh reality.
  • Key members of U.S. Congress discuss action to prevent genocide.
  • Global experts offer critical analysis of the international threats.
  • Panelists discuss policy issues and opportunities for action.

Speakers:

Date:

Faith Under Fire
The Global Threat to Religious Freedom

Saturday, March 10, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location:

Crystal Palace Banquets
1070 South Elmhurst Road
Mt. Prospect, Illinois 60056 USA

Registration:

Purchase tickets
$39 per person
$25 per student
Registration includes continental breakfast,
large buffet luncheon and refreshments.

For more program information and to register for the Conference, please visit www.faithunderfireconference.org.

For any questions, please call 773-540-6592 or contact by e-mail:
faithunderfire.info < a t> gmail.com.

We look forward to seeing you and your friends at this crucial Conference on Saturday, 10 March 2012 where the complex issues surrounding Faith Under Fire: The Global Threat to Religious Freedom are illuminated by eyewitness accounts, and key members of our U.S. Congress join international and national experts to work together to contribute discussion in the policy arena and deliver recommendations to U.S. leadership to act on behalf of these persecuted religious minorities.

Best Regards,

Eric Voogd
Conference Director

"Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy."
Proverbs 31:8-9


Faith Under Fire
The Global Threat to Religious Freedom
http://www.atour.com/news/national/20120227a.html

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Assyria \ã-'sir-é-ä\ n (1998)   1:  an ancient empire of Ashur   2:  a democratic state in Bet-Nahren, Assyria (northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, southeastern Turkey and eastern Syria.)   3:  a democratic state that fosters the social and political rights to all of its inhabitants irrespective of their religion, race, or gender   4:  a democratic state that believes in the freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture in faithfulness to the principles of the United Nations Charter — Atour synonym

Ethnicity, Religion, Language
» Israeli, Jewish, Hebrew
» Assyrian, Christian, Aramaic
» Saudi Arabian, Muslim, Arabic
Assyrian \ã-'sir-é-an\ adj or n (1998)   1:  descendants of the ancient empire of Ashur   2:  the Assyrians, although representing but one single nation as the direct heirs of the ancient Assyrian Empire, are now doctrinally divided, inter sese, into five principle ecclesiastically designated religious sects with their corresponding hierarchies and distinct church governments, namely, Church of the East, Chaldean, Maronite, Syriac Orthodox and Syriac Catholic.  These formal divisions had their origin in the 5th century of the Christian Era.  No one can coherently understand the Assyrians as a whole until he can distinguish that which is religion or church from that which is nation -- a matter which is particularly difficult for the people from the western world to understand; for in the East, by force of circumstances beyond their control, religion has been made, from time immemorial, virtually into a criterion of nationality.   3:  the Assyrians have been referred to as Aramaean, Aramaye, Ashuraya, Ashureen, Ashuri, Ashuroyo, Assyrio-Chaldean, Aturaya, Chaldean, Chaldo, ChaldoAssyrian, ChaldoAssyrio, Jacobite, Kaldany, Kaldu, Kasdu, Malabar, Maronite, Maronaya, Nestorian, Nestornaye, Oromoye, Suraya, Syriac, Syrian, Syriani, Suryoye, Suryoyo and Telkeffee. — Assyrianism verb

Aramaic \ar-é-'máik\ n (1998)   1:  a Semitic language which became the lingua franca of the Middle East during the ancient Assyrian empire.   2:  has been referred to as Neo-Aramaic, Neo-Syriac, Classical Syriac, Syriac, Suryoyo, Swadaya and Turoyo.

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