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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Conference on persecuted Christians in the Middle East

I received this via email:
The Persecuted Church: Christian Believers in the Middle East -- March 12, 2011

Recent attacks against churches in Iraq and Egypt demonstrate that Christianity faces an uncertain future in the Middle East. More than a dozen church and human rights organizations are hosting a one-day conference to educate the general public about the ongoing threat to Christianity in the Middle East. The event, co-sponsored by the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), will take place in Downers Grove, IL, on March 12, 2011.

Walid Phares, author of The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East , will be the keynote speaker.

Representatives from Christian communities in Iraq and Egypt will speak about the day-to-day threats faced by Christian believers in the region. Activists serving the persecuted church in Muslim-majority countries will describe their efforts to promote human rights in the Middle East.

The event will take place at the Doubletree Guest Suites & Conference Center in Downers Grove at 2111 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL. It will last from 9 a.m., to 4 p.m.

Advanced registration ($20) is required. To register, call 888 736-3672.

Journalists who wish to cover the event should contact Dexter Van Zile at (617) 789-3672 or dexter@camera.org

CONTACT: Dexter Van Zile of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America, +1-617-789-3672, dexter@camera.org

SOURCE Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America
I suspect I know some people who will be interested in going.

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