Last week, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the December 18 attack in Karak, Jordan, which killed ten people and injured 34 others. Following the attacks, pro-ISIS social media users, especially on the Telegram, posted pictures and messages celebrating the attack and the harm and hurt that it came from it. Many of these posts…
The Religious Freedom Coalition’s Christmas for Refugees program is now in its 2nd year in Iraq and has grown from 600 children to more than 2,000 children participating. New photos and video of events in Iraq are now available.
Religious Freedom Coalition’s Christmas for Refugees program was featured on Fox News. Fox News correspondent Lauren Green interviewed William Murray and showed footage of one of the Christmas celebrations in a church in an undisclosed location in the region, where refugee children sang songs and visited with Santa Claus. Christmas for Refugees began in 2013…
Photos from some of the 2016 Christmas for Refugee parties in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq held for displaced Christian children have been posted. The size of the events varied from 75 to as many as 525 children and were surprising orderly. Communictions from the Middle East has made real time posting difficult.
Religious Freedom Coalition Chairman, William J. Murray, is currently overseeing the Christmas for Refugees program. The Christmas for Refugees program serves Christian refugee children from Iraq and Syria. The programs take place in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq, and this year the program has expanded to include newly liberated towns in Iraq! Each program includes games,…
The first Christmas for Refugee events began on the December 12th in Lebanon and will begin in Jordan on December 19th in Jordan and December 20th in Iraq. The character of the Christmas parties for the children vary not only from nation to nation, but from region to region.
As the Christmas for Refugees program grows in Iraq plans are being made to expand to newly liberated towns such as Qaraqosh once families can move back to the plundered and distroyed homes.
Thousands of Christians children who have been displaced by the Islamic State and other Islamic terrorist groups were able to celebrate a real Christmas in 2015. Details of the program and great videos of the kids are now at YouTube!
These are a few of the many photos from various Christmas events held in 2015 in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq for refugee and displaced children. In all nearly 4,000 children and their families were server by the Christmas for Refugee program
More that 600 children attend Christmas for Refugee events in the Kurdish area of northern Iraq. The Gospel is clearly defined at the same time children are entertained and fed. Sadly only 300 of over 2,000 children in one displaced persons center were able to attend because of a lack of space.