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Living in Calais, France's Refugee Camp: The Humans Behind the Headlines

Nastasia Yakoub | Posted 11.10.2015 | World
Nastasia Yakoub

About three months ago, back when the headlines were full of negativity around the 'swarms' of migrants and the 'marauding migrants' attempting to com...

Nuns, Monks and Priest -- Modern Times Heroes

Nuri Kino | Posted 08.13.2016 | Politics
Nuri Kino

I have often heard monks and nuns being made fun of. As a child, I myself might even have thought or did. Today I am ashamed. They are modern-day heroes. No. They have always been heroes. It's just that we, who are growing up in the Western world, do not see it, do not feel it.

Attaining Innocence -- Overcoming Turkey's Dark History

Nuri Kino | Posted 07.18.2016 | World
Nuri Kino

Four years ago, my father passed away in Turkey. My mother and I went there this year to settle some undealt paperwork.

By Recalling Its Ambassador from the Vatican, Turkey Helped Publicize Pope's Affirmation of Armenian Genocide

Harut Sassounian | Posted 06.23.2015 | World
Harut Sassounian

The Turkish government's overreaction and the Pope's refusal to apologize for his remarks made international headlines on TV networks, websites and newspapers around the world.

A Decade of a Silent Genocide

Nuri Kino | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact
Nuri Kino

Riyad is just one of many people who have seen extreme atrocities in their own families. His life and the lives of his family members illustrate the fate of Assyrians/Chaldeans/Syriacs and other indigenous people of Iraq. Before the war in Iraq, Riyad's family had a good life in Mosul. Then came the U.S. invasion and the fall of Saddam.

Invisible Victims

James Zogby | Posted 10.24.2013 | World
James Zogby

For decades now, Christians have been the "invisible or ignored victims" of conflicts in the Middle East. At best, the US has paid scant attention as once thriving communities of indigenous Christians in Palestine, Syria, Iraq and Egypt have been attacked or threatened.

Iraqi Refugees in the U.S.: Strangers in Paradise

Crossover Dreams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Crossover Dreams

Wars often drive people from their homes. But in Iraq, a discretionary war, launched through deception by a rogue administration in search of good targets for "shock and awe", produced refugees with industrial efficiency.