Deception: State Department Style

by (@Cuchulain09) January 23, 2013

By Faith McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) On the day of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s long-anticipated and frequently-postponed Benghazi congressional testimony, Nigerian American attorney and human rights activist Emmanuel Ogebe speaks of State Department deception in Spero News. Ogebe, who is special counsel for Jubilee Campaign USA’s Justice for Jos Project, sees the events that took place in Benghazi as […]

Who Will Cry for the Christians of Northern Nigeria?

by (@Cuchulain09) December 13, 2012

By Faith McDonnell Dr. Musa Asake, the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), described the horrors of living under the constant threat of Boko Haram, the Islamist terrorists targeting northern Nigeria’s Christians. Asake spoke at the Washington, DC offices of The Institute on Religion and Democracy on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.  Boko Haram has declared that northern Nigeria (for […]

Congressman Wolf Urges Envoy for Persecuted Minorities

by (@Cuchulain09) November 1, 2012

Last week U.S. Representative Frank R. Wolf (R-VA) wrote to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urging the creation of a special envoy to focus on persecuted religious minorities in the Middle East and South Central Asia. The bipartisan House bill, H.R. 440, to establish such a position passed overwhelmingly in July of 2011. But in the Senate, this critical legislation is being held up by […]

State Department Praises, HHS Chides Christian Anti-Trafficking Advocates

by (@TheIRD) August 8, 2012

Mikhail Bell August 8, 2012 Hillary Clinton speaks at the annual human trafficking awards ceremony (Photo credit: HumanRights.gov)   On June 19, the State Department held its annual release ceremony for the 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report release. The compendium of global anti-trafficking progress assessed 186 countries this year, up from 82 in 2001.  This year, […]