US Policy Against ISIS: Protecting Minorities in the Middle East

Capitol Hill Briefing held by the Muslim Public Affairs Council and the Syrian American Council

Since March 2011, religious and ethnic minorities in Syria have been brutally oppressed under the Assad regime and at the hands of ISIS. Join this discussion about the future of Christians and minorities in Syria, the role of the Assad regime in fanning the flames of sectarianism, and recommendations for U.S. policymakers.

Speakers include:

Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi, former preacher of the Grand Umayyad Mosque in Damascus and author of “Refuting ISIS”

Hind Kabawat, Director of Interfaith Peacebuilding (CRDC)

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