Yahoo News reported that the Obama administration is planning to designate the horrific attacks on the Yazidi in Iraq as an act of “genocide.” Christians who are also being wiped out are being ignored.
Secretary of State John Kerry will make the announcement in the next few weeks.
A report to be released today by the U.S. Holocaust Museum prompted the action. It details the killings and sexual slavery of the community.
“What we found is there was a deliberate attempt by the forces of the Islamic State to not only ethnically cleanse the Yazidi population [forcibly remove them from their lands] but to exterminate them,” said Cameron Hudson, the director of the museum’s Center for the Prevention of Genocide, which commissioned the report.
“And as they are continuing to hold, kidnap and enslave the [Yazidi ] women and children, this a crime that is still being committed,” he said.
Such a designation means the US will “prevent and punish” the “odious scourge” to take the words from the 1948 treaty. The Christians being annihilated won’t get this protection.
National Review Online reported that “a genocide designation would have significant policy implications for American efforts to restore property and lands taken from the minority groups and for offers of aid, asylum, and other protections to such victims.”
Barack Obama is fighting the Crusades and he’s not on the side of the Christians. It’s how he sees it. Before he gave his Crusades speech in February of this year, he met in secret with Muslim groups that included some tied to known jihadists according to Investors which is a curious.
During the National Prayer Breakfast speech below, he failed to mention the Kenyan attacks, which was by radical Islamists on Christians. He ignores Christians when he’s not denigrating them.