Press Release


AUA demands reversal of decision to withdraw Lebanese nationality status from 25 Assyrian families in Lebanon

26/11/2011 The Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) is following with great concern the withdrawal of Lebanese nationality status from 25 Assyrian families, members of the Orthodox Church, who have resided in the City of Zahle, Lebanon for decades. AUA is asking the Lebanese authorities to reconsider their decision, correcting the error as soon as possible to secure the future of these families and their children, and to restore the sense of justice among the Lebanese minorities. The Assyrian Universal Alliance believes that targeting any minority sect in Lebanon is ...

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Secretary General’s letter to AUA Australia


AUA – Anniversary of attack on the Assyrian Syriac Catholic Church in Baghdad

On October 31, 2010 the world observed another massacre of our people at the Our Lady of Salvation Syriac Catholic Church in Baghdad, Iraq. The attack happened during worship service and claimed the lives of numerous innocent Assyrian parishioners, priests, and Iraqi security forces. Along with other church bombings, assassinations and kidnappings that have been perpetrated against our defenseless and peaceful people since that cowardly attack, this criminal act is intended to dishearten the indigenous Assyrians, forcing them to abandon our ancestral lands and fleeing our ...

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AUA – Australia, meeting with Minister of Immigration

The Assyrian Universal Alliance (A.U.A.) - Australian Chapter has determined that it must continue to do all that it can to make the Assyrian voice be heard by all democratic governments and international organizations. Since 2003, the A.U.A. has managed to hold several meetings with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Minister for Immigration to raise the situation facing the Assyrians in post Saddam Iraq. We are pleased to announce that on Tuesday September 27, 2011, a closed meeting was organised by the Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Minister for Immigration and ...

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