Articles tagged: Iran
SAT-7 PARS Takes The Fight Against FGM To Iran
Following the death of 14-year-old Egyptian Nada Abdul Maksoud, SAT-7 continues to call for an end to the life-destroying practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). As we mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM (6 Feb), SAT-7 adds Iran – where few are aware that it is practiced – to its advocacy audience, opening up a conversation that could save lives.
TEENAGERS FIND HOPE OF CHRIST IN NEW PROGRAM HASHTAG
SAT-7 PARS released a new live program for Farsi speaking teens called Hashtag. Parastoo, the host and producer of Hashtag, wanted to develop a teen program that was fun and educational, sharing Biblical truth that brings hope into their lives.
THE IMPORTANCE OF KNOWING YOUR HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN
Many Iranian believers live in fear due to misunderstandings surrounding human rights and freedom of belief. SAT-7 is empowering viewers by educating them on their human rights and encouraging them to stand up for themselves and others.
SPEAKING GOD’S LOVE INTO VIOLENCE IN IRAN
A wave of protests erupted across Iran in November, sparked by an increase in the cost and rationing of fuel. Internet access was cut, and over 200 people were killed when the protests were met with violence. SAT-7 viewers have been sharing their worries, fears and prayers with the Audience Relations team, who have been available 24/7.
PERSIAN CHILDREN LEARN ABOUT LOVE AND HOPE THROUGH SAT-7
In 2005, an Iranian animated series for children promoted suicide attacks. Today, less than one percent of programs on Iranian State television are for children. In response, SAT-7 is leading the way in producing much-needed programs for Persian-speaking children with positive role models and messages.
Saghi’s Story – Rescued From Isolation
Saghi*, a viewer from Iran, felt isolated and vulnerable when she first turned to SAT-7 for support in desperate times. Her life miraculously transformed when she unexpectedly found comfort, support, and her own faith.
Dare To Dream For Freedom
What if meeting with others to worship meant risking arrest and imprisonment? What if you could not find a Bible in your own language? This is the reality for many Persian-speaking believers in countries like Iran and Afghanistan. Their messages to SAT-7 PARS demonstrate their strength and faith as they dare to dream for the freedom to worship Jesus.