up and read any Assyrian publication today whether it be a bulletin,
magazine or newspaper in any part of the world, and you will quickly
notice one thing in common throughout its pages - the
call for unity; unity not of the Assyrian people but of its leadership.
Assyrian people are strongly united and have been so for ages. It is the
total lack of unity on the leadership level, within certain organizations,
that is hindering the progress of the Assyrian movement.
It is the uncompromising attitude and total absence of desire of the
leaders to work in earnest under one unified leadership that is
obstructing the Assyrian movement
and causing its setbacks.
It is the total disrespect of such leaders to the tragedy of the
Assyrian people and total disregard to the plight of thousands of
displaced Assyrians that has led the people to hold back extension of
their full recognition toward such leaders.
The Assyrian people have even begun to doubt in their ability to
They are bewildered, and at a loss, as to which of the leaders to follow.
For every few years a new name comes up in the world of politics
embracing the Assyrian issue, declaring itself the sole deliverer of the
The Assyrian leaders of today have left the Assyrian people like
passengers on board of a hampered ship, with its main mast broken after a
tempest, with most of its crew lost at sea, in bleakness, in the middle of
We appeal to you Assyrian leaders to come to your senses, forgive and
forget, and re-establish yourselves under one unified leadership.
Your unity of action will cleanse the ranks of pretenders and close
the door in the face of the intruders.