The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East

Amine Gemayel

Date: June 7, 2013

Location: Oxford

Amine Gemayal, the former president of Lebanon, warns that Christians in the Middle East face an “existential crisis,” due to the “dangerous phenomenon of religious cleansing.” “Christians are often victims of persecution by both the state and society in the Middle East,” Gemayal states, through attacks on communities, churches and priests.