No-fly zone Over North East Syria

No-fly zone Over North East
Syria Stop the Ottoman Turkish invading North East Syria
Don’t let Christianity be driven out of North East Syria

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2019-Jan-03

Open letter of Christians of Northern Syria to Christians in the US; Do NOT allow Turkey to destroy us!

With the decision made by US-President Donald Trump to withdraw US-forces from Syria, all religious and ethnic minorities are concerened on their future, especially because of the role given to Turkey. Turkey already proved in Afrin how an implementation of  a "cleansing" of terrorists look like. Now the Turkish jihadists are standing ready and waiting for the US to leave so that they can kill the Christians and destroy our Churches. The Turkish-backed jihadists will not hesitate to commit exactly the same crimes as ISIS.

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2018-Dec-24

ISIS is not defeated and Europe can stop a disaster for itself and the people of North-East Syria

Since 2014 our Syriac-Assyrian people in Syria and Iraq have suffered greatly under ISIS. Today we can see that ISIS is almost defeated after intense cooperation between SDF and International Coalition. Now however we urge European countries to step in as US forces withdraw from North-East Syria. The Christian communities there fear total destruction by the hands of Turkey, Iran and even ISIS as that is not fully defeated yet. We call on European
countries to join the UK and France in finalising the fight against ISIS and keeping North-East Syria stable. We and many experts believe that ISIS otherwise will return in strength.

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2018-Dec-21

Information regarding the latest events in Al-Qamishly, Al-Hassaka Province, Northern Syria

With the establishment of the Democratic Self-Administration (DSA) in North Syria, which was founded by the common will of Arabs, Syriacs and Kurds in 2012, a cornerstone has been laid for a new way of education with a new curriculum. The new curriculum ensures a democratic, pluralistic and multi-religious definition of the inhabitants of the region and approaches equal rights for the Arabic, Syriac and Kurdish languages.

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2018-Sep-03

In memory of the martyrs of Simele massacre 1933

Today marks 85 years of the Simele Massacre against indigenous Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrian people in Iraq with colossal suffering and with the objective of ethnic cleansing. Following the Iraqi independence and establishment of the whole political, social and economic system in the Iraq, the Simele Massacre had been committed against Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrian people in the Northern Iraq around Dohuk and in the Simele.
 

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2018-Aug-07

Statement on the assault on Nineveh plains and Shingal region

On August 2014, following the capture of Mosul city by ISIS, Nineveh Plains and Shingal region faced similar threat and they had been controlled by ISIS following the retreat of Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces which lead to the massive exodus of Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrian people from Nineveh Plains and the Yazidis from Shingal and later faced genocide, killings, and abductions.

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2018-Aug-03

Turkey interference in European affairs is unacceptable

Since several weeks, Syriac people in Sweden at first and secondly Swedish public opinion and media continue to discuss the issue of Sayfo 1915 genocide in the country in different levels including political parties and high ranking politicians. Now, the question of Sayfo genocide also is in the actuality in Netherlands. In the cases, interference of Turkey to the discussion undermines free discussion, acceptance and progress on the genocide issue.

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2018-Jul-15

We rember innocent souls and martyrs of Sayfo 1915 Genocide

Since the year of 2015, with the proposal of Syriac Orthodox Patriarch HH Aphrem II Karim with the large consultations of various parties, organisations and institutions, Syriac people commemorate Sayfo Remembrance Day on 15 June. European Syriac Union, ESU welcomed initiative and accordingly activities are underway in this period of the year.

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2018-Jun-15

We rember innocent souls and martyrs of Armenian Genocide

Following the beginning of World War I during the year of 1914, Ottoman-Turkish of the period beneficiated from the absence of international order and from the ongoing chaos, carried out its long planned annihilation of Armenian people in the border of the empire with other Christian groups as Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrians and Pontic Greeks. As the first genocide of the century, 1,500,000 Armenian civilians including women, children had been killed, hundred of thousands lost their lives during the death marches and women and children had been forcibly islamised.

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2018-Apr-24

ESU welcome recognition of 1915 genocide by Dutch parliament

On February 22, with the initiative of Christian Union political party, Dutch Parliament recognized genocide of 1915 against Armenians, Syriacs and Greek Pontics with majority.

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2018-Feb-24