instaPoll: What should the international community do in response to human
rights violations in Egypt and Syria?
Office of Congressman J. Randy Forbes
Reports of rising international turmoil and human rights abuses continue to surface in the news this week. Religious persecution is increasing in Egypt â€“ churches and monasteries are being vandalized and burned, and Christians are being killed. The ongoing conflict in Syria has created a serious humanitarian crisis with reports this week indicating the likelihood that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons to kill scores of civilians. Some observers have expressed concern that violence from both conflicts could affect neighboring states like Israel and Jordan.
Question of the week: What should the international community do in response to human rights violations in Egypt and Syria?
( ) Work with neighboring countries to provide refuge for those being persecuted
( ) Increase humanitarian aid
( ) Provide military support
( ) End all foreign aid to Egypt and Syria until the attacks cease
( ) Call for an investigation by the United Nations
( ) I donâ€™t know
( ) Other
Take the Poll here.
Find the results of last weekâ€™s InstaPoll here.
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