“Current systematic murdering, torture, enslaving, kidnapping, raping and persecution of religious and ethnic minorities on territories dominated by ISIS constitute the very same type of top crime – genocide. This position was strongly expressed by parliamentary bodies of Council of Europe, EU, USA, UK and Australia. Therefore here a very timely and alarming question comes: Shall the century of genocides end or continue?
Which group and territory, after Christians, Yezidis, Shia-Muslims and some other communities in Iraq and Syria, will follow next time? Answer is crucially important and commitment is decisive. I am sure with many like-minded, that better century is possible. Better, more human century is our moral obligation!” Jan Figel wrote for The European Post on International Day of Religious Freedom (October 27)
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