World Council of Churches calls for decisive action against IS

Posted on September 5, 2014

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“Neutralize the aggressive military capabilities of IS and to uproot their poisonous ideology, should be of paramount importance for the international community to be” – Special Tribunal for Crimes of Islamic terrorists

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 Geneva / Erbil (kath.net/ idea ) The unimaginable cruelty of the terror group “Islamic State” (IS) can be Christians and churches around the world are calling for a resolute action against the organization.  “Neutralize the aggressive military capabilities of IS and to uproot their poisonous ideology, should be of paramount importance for the international community to be”, says an appeal of the World Council of Churches (WCC) to the UN Human Rights Council. . The World Council of Churches calls for drying the financial sources of IS as well as a special tribunal for the war crimes in Iraq and Syria. . The impunity murders of Christians, Yazidis, and other moderate Muslims must end. . The WCC – umbrella organization for 345 Protestant, Orthodox and Anglican churches with more than 500 million members – points out that IS-fighter Christian women and girls in cages and keep as slaves. t. As stated in reports from the conquered Christian city of IS Karkosch, there children are systematically beheaded.

“Neutralize the aggressive military capabilities of IS and to uproot their poisonous ideology, should be of paramount importance for the international community to be” – Special Tribunal for Some Christians take up arms

IS has in northern Iraq sold around half a million people and proclaimed a caliphate, in which the group passes through the Islamic religious law, sharia with brutal means. . For nearly 2,000 years, Christians live in this region. . They react differently to the terror.. So exclaimed the Patriarch of the Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church, Khaninia Dhinka on a three-day prayer and fasting for the persecuted in Iraq and Syria.

Doch andere Christen sehen angesichts der verzweifelten Lage keinen anderen Ausweg, als selbst zu den Waffen zu greifen und gegen IS zu kämpfen. But other Christians see the face of the desperate situation no other way than even to take up arms and fight against IS. „Das Reden über Jesus und Frieden ist nicht genug“, sagte Henry Sarkis von der Assyrischen Patriotischen Partei dem US-Magazin National Geographic. “Talking about Jesus and peace is not enough,” said Henry Sarkis of the Assyrian Patriotic Party U.S. magazine National Geographic. Etwa 40 Christen hätten sich der kurdischen Peschmerga-Truppe angeschlossen. About 40 Christians had joined the Kurdish Peshmerga troops. „Wir werden in unseren Häusern umgebracht – warum sollten wir uns nicht verteidigen? “We are being killed in our homes – why should not we defend ourselves? Wenn wir sterben, dann wenigstens in Würde“, so Sarkis. When we die, then at least in dignity, “said Sarkis.

IS droht mit Hinrichtung eines Friedensaktivisten IS threatened with execution of peace activists

Ein neues Video der IS zeigt die Enthauptung des US-amerikanischen Journalisten Steven J. Sotloff, der sich seit etwa einem Jahr als Geisel in der Hand der Terrorgruppe befand. A new video of the IS shows the beheading of American journalist Steven J. Sotloff, who was for about a year as a hostage in the hands of the terrorist group. Der freie Journalist arbeitete unter anderem für die Zeitung „New York Times“. Freelance journalist worked for the newspaper “New York Times”. Er habe die arabische Welt geliebt, erklärte die Korrespondentin der Zeitung im Jemen, Laura Kasinof. He loved the Arab world, said the correspondent of the newspaper in Yemen, Laura Kasinof. Mitte August hatten die IS-Terroristen bereits ein Video mit der Hinrichtung des US-amerikanischen Fotojournalisten James Foley veröffentlicht. In mid-August the IS-terrorists had already published a video showing the execution of the US-American photojournalist James Foley.

Der Scharfrichter drohte jetzt den USA erneut mit weiterer Vergeltung für Militärangriffe auf IS im Irak. The executioner now threatened the USA again with further retaliation for attacks on military IS in Iraq. Bei dem Täter soll es sich nach Erkenntnissen britischer Geheimdienste um den Engländer Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary handeln, der sich im vorigen Jahr den islamischen Terroristen angeschlossen habe. Where the offender is supposed to act according to the findings of British intelligence to the British Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, who had joined the Islamic terrorists in the previous year. Er drohte jetzt die Hinrichtung einer britischen Geisel an. He is now threatening to the execution of a British hostage. Der Friedensaktivist David Cawthorne Haines wurde Anfang 2013 in Syrien entführt. The peace activist David Cawthorne Haines was abducted in Syria in early 2013. Er arbeitete früher unter anderem für die internationale Organisation Nonviolent Peaceforce (Gewaltlose Friedensmacht) mit Sitz in Brüssel. He formerly worked among others for the international organization Nonviolent Peace Force (Non-violent peace force) based in Brussels. Crimes of Islamic terrorists

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