Thursday, March 22, 2012

More on Christians in Homs: Links

Over the past week, the dire situation of Christians in Homs and the human rights abuses perpetrated by the "Free Syrian Army" has started to receive more attention in English-language media. Here are some links.

From Agenzia Fides, the news service of the Pontifical Mission Societies:

Abuse by the opposition forces, "ethnic cleansing" of Christians in Homs, where Jesuits remain

From the LA Times news blog:

Human Rights Watch alleges abuses by Syrian rebels

Church fears 'ethnic cleansing' of Christians in Homs, Syria

From Human Rights Watch:

Syria: Armed Opposition Groups Committing Abuses
An appeal from the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America
Please pray to  St. Elian of Homs to protect the Christians of his city!

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