Lagos – The terror perpetrating by the militant
Boko Haram sect is among issues on the spotlight when experts converge in the
United States to discuss prevailing global security issues.
The Family Research Council (FRC), an American conservative
Christian group and lobbying organisation, will host several leading
authorities on religious freedom to discuss the rapid rise in persecution in
key regions around the world.
Former US Congressman, Frank Wolf, will discuss the
situation in Nigeria, the West African country where the Boko Haram has killed
thousands of civilians in a violent mission to carve an Islamic state.
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More than 2 million others have been displaced amid a reign
of terror that has not spared worshippers.
Among other issues, the panel will discuss what actions can
be taken in the wake of the State Department’s recent genocide declaration
concerning Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS’) policy of murdering Christians
and other religious minorities.
The problems in Iraq and Pakistan will also feature in the
event set for Washington.
Among other experts include Travis Weber, FRC’s Director of
the Center for Religious Liberty, Dr. Thomas Farr, Director of the Religious
Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at
- CAJ News