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  • Battle for the Net New! - an independent grassroots effort to protect net neutrality and enable people to see how their congressperson voted on net neutrality and to instantly take action by writing or calling their representatives through its website.
    Please visit the website and take action today, support net neutrality!

    Battle for the Net
    Posted: Nov-5-2018 | Visited: 5 | URL: https://www.battleforthenet.com

  • Our Last Stand New! Editors' Pick - an Assyrian-American school teacher, Helma Adde, spends her summer vacation traveling to Iraq and Syria to help raise awareness about the plight of the Christian communities threatened by civil war and ISIS. See also: In Altum Productions
    OLS | 2671 Avenir Place, Suite #2321 | Vienna, Virginia 22180 US | T: 703-419-0850

    Posted: Nov-3-2018 | Visited: 1 | URL: http://ourlaststandfilm.com

  • Project Transient Editors' Pick - the Iraq war has displaced millions of Iraqis from their homes, and their stories have been largely neglected. The goal of this project was to better understand the plight of these refugees, their living conditions, their medical issues, their access to health care, and how the war has affected their lives, and document and share the findings using photography.
    Posted: Jun-5-2009 | Visited: 197 | URL: http://www.atour.com/news/assyria/20110722a.html

  • The Last Plight Editors' Pick - an emotional short documentary about the humanitarian crisis in Iraq after the horrific terrorist attacks of the Islamic State (IS or ISIS) on Iraq's 2nd largest city, Mosul, and the Nineveh Plains. (archive)
    Posted: Aug-21-2016 | Visited: 18 | URL: http://www.thelastplight.com

  • United Assyrian Appeal - provides aid to the Assyrian military families of soldiers who are fighting against ISIS and other forces of evil, struggling to save themselves from the eradication of their people, their religion, their culture and history. See also: Sargis Sangari
    Posted: Jan-7-2018 | Visited: 8 | URL: https://unitedassyrianappeal.org

  • Demand Progress New! - organization's deep grassroots membership and expertise enables its mission to protect the democratic character of the internet — and wield it to make government accountable and contest concentrated corporate power. We work to win progressive policy changes for ordinary people through organizing and grassroots lobbying. We focus on issues of civil liberties, civil rights, and government reform.
    Demand Progress | 30 Ritchie Ave | Silver Spring, Maryland 20910c US

    Posted: Nov-5-2018 | Visited: 1 | URL: https://demandprogress.org

  • Fight for the Future New! - a non-profit organization founded in 2011 whose mission is to ensure that the web continues to hold freedom of expression and creativity at its core. We seek to expand the internet's transformative power for good, to preserve and enhance its capacity to enrich and empower. We envision a world where everyone can access the internet affordably, free of interference or censorship and with full privacy.
    Fight for the Future | PO Box 55071 #95005 | Boston, Massachusetts 02205 US

    Posted: Nov-5-2018 | Visited: 1 | URL: https://www.fightforthefuture.org

  • Free Press New! - organization believes that positive social change, racial justice and meaningful engagement in public life require equitable access to technology, diverse and independent ownership of media platforms, and journalism that holds leaders accountable and tells people what’s actually happening in their communities. We seek to change the media to transform democracy to realize a just society.
    Massachusetts Office: 40 Main St., Suite 301 | Florence, MA 01062 US | T: 202-265-1490
    Washington Office: 1025 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 1110 | Washington, D.C. 20036 US | T: 202-265-1490

    Posted: Nov-5-2018 | Visited: 1 | URL: https://www.freepress.net

  • Ararat Popular! - is Atom Egoyan's most provocative film to date. Told in Egoyan's trademark elliptical style, Ararat is at once a mysterious and powerful story about determining truth on the Christian Asia Minor Holocaust during World War I. [Miramax]
    Posted: Mar-9-2003 | Visited: 864 | URL: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0273435

  • Assyrian Kings List - an educational reference about the rule of Assyrian Kings dating from 2334 BC to 612 BC.
    Posted: Nov-8-2000 | Visited: 475 | URL: http://www.aina.org/aol/kinglist

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WAUKESHA, Wisconsin, April 15. - Dr. Joseph Shimoon, a former student of Carroll College, Waukesha, and who was a member of the 1903 class of the Jefferson College, Philadelphia, was burned at the stake and beheaded in Persia, according to advices reaching here from Philadelphia. No date was given in the reports but they show that Dr. Shimoon was seized at Urumiah, Persia, by Turks who tried to compel him to embrace Islamism. Upon his refusal and statement that "Jesus is my Savior," he was seized, set on fire, burned to death and beheaded.

The New York Times, 16 April 1916.

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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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