ND Expert: Dan Philpott

Michael O. Garvey | August 8, 2014

Dan Philpott Feature

As some 100,000 people flee the town and region of Qaraqosh, the largest Christian town in Iraq, international attention is being drawn to a worldwide human rights violation that has received too little notice for too long, according to Daniel Philpott, professor of political science and peace studies and director of the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights.

“One of the most bitter consequences of the military victories of the Islamic State is the religious cleansing of Christians and other religious minorities from their ancestral homes,” Philpott said. “They are told to convert or die."

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