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  • Endangered Languages - an online resource to record, access, and share samples of and research on endangered languages, as well as to share advice and best practices for those working to document or strengthen languages under threat. (Assyrian Neo-Aramaic)
    Posted: Jun-27-2012 | Visited: 13 | URL:

  • Facing Extinction - film created to bring awareness and help to the Iraqi Christians who are being persecuted. Marcarelli, LLC is distributing this film as widely as possible so many people can see it and act by either donating to the organizations listed on this site or by writing to the U.S. President so that there can be a change in policy.
    Posted: Nov-23-2010 | Visited: 21 | URL:

  • Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East - Christian Solidarity International (CSI) organizes a series of public panel discussions on the topic of freedom of religion and the future of religious minorities in the Middle East and presents its videos on this website.
    Posted: Jun-14-2012 | Visited: 16 | URL:

  • Genocide - A Comprehensive Introduction - this book provides a thorough, comprehensive introduction to the subject of genocide. Relevant research and insights from psychology, sociology, and anthropology are included; maps and illustrations complement many of the examples and case studies, including a website which supplements the book.
    Posted: May-11-2011 | Visited: 16 | URL:

  • Genocide Watch - organization exists to predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder by raising awareness and influencing public policy concerning potential and actual genocide. Our purpose is to build an international movement to prevent and stop genocide.
    Posted: Jul-29-2012 | Visited: 16 | URL:

  • Genographic Project - since its launch in 2005, National Geographic’s Genographic Project has used advanced DNA analysis and worked with indigenous communities to help answer fundamental questions about where humans originated and how we came to populate the Earth. [Related Information: Assyrian Heritage DNA Project]
    Posted: Nov-20-2013 | Visited: 19 | URL:

  • Global Heritage Fund - GHF’s mission is to save the earth’s most significant and endangered cultural heritage sites in developing countries and regions through scientific excellence and community development. (Nineveh)
    Posted: Jan-8-2011 | Visited: 12 | URL:

  • Human Rights Watch - one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.
    Posted: Dec-13-2010 | Visited: 15 | URL:

  • Institute of International Education - an independent not-for-profit founded in 1919, IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations, committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors, and donors.
    Posted: Mar-6-2014 | Visited: 16 | URL:

  • International Association of Genocide Scholars - a global, interdisciplinary, non-partisan organization that seeks to further research and teaching about the nature, causes, and consequences of genocide, and advance policy studies on prevention of genocide.
    Posted: Jul-12-2011 | Visited: 17 | URL:

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To know your past, is to know yourself.

Confirmation of a massacre of Christians at Urmia by Kurds has been received by the Vatican. One of the victims was Mgr. Sontag, Archbishop of Ispahan and Apostolic Delegate to Persia.

The London Times, 14 September 1918.

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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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