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Friday, March 18, 2016

US Declares that ISIS is Committing Genocide Against Christians

US Secretary of State John Kerry (PA)

US Secretary of State says ISIS is genocidal in both its ideology and actions towards Yazidis, Christians and Shia

The US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that ISIS’s atrocities should be classed as genocide.

His declaration opens the way to much greater involvement from America and other countries in protecting ISIS’s victims and bringing the perpetrators to justice.

In a statement, Kerry said: ‘In my judgment, Daesh [ISIS] is responsible for genocide against groups in areas under its control, including Yazidis, Christians, and Shia Muslims.

“Daesh is genocidal by self-declaration, by ideology, and by actions – in what it says, what it believes, and what it does.”

Read more at The Catholic Herald >>

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