Articles tagged: Lebanon
Heart-Winning Drama Tackles Prejudice, Promotes Rights
A new SAT-7 ARABIC drama will promote women’s and minority rights among millions of viewers in the Middle East. By allowing them to identify with those who are different, Backstage will encourage the tolerance that is greatly needed as new, coronavirus-related human rights abuses hit the region’s most marginalised people.
SAT-7 ACADEMY VIEWER ENGAGEMENT DOUBLES
Viewer engagement with SAT-7 ACADEMY doubled in March, as Middle Eastern children and parents accessed the education and support offered by the brand in large numbers. As lockdowns continue, there has been a particularly strong, emotive response to the children’s rights campaign produced by the gameshow Puzzle.
“LOVE IS WHAT JOINS US TOGETHER” SHARES CHRISTIAN YOUNGSTER FROM LEBANON CHILDREN’S HOME
As international conflict hits the headlines, a young boy from a Lebanon children’s home tells millions of television viewers, “Love is what joins us together.” His message of peace and hope is one of many spotlighted by SAT-7, which broadcasts to millions across the Middle East and North Africa.
UNDYING HOPE FOR A FLOURISHING FUTURE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Only a few weeks after the protests and uprisings in Lebanon began, Olga Messios, SAT-7 Human Resources Director, visited the SAT-7 Lebanon office in Beirut. Upon her return she paints a picture of the dire situation that is currently troubling the country.
AN ENCOUNTER WITH JOY
As protests, uprisings and instability continue in Lebanon, it is encouraging to hear that Christians – and especially young people – are leaning on God for their security and joy. SAT-7’s Katerina Parpa spoke with the aptly-named Joy Basta, a 21-year-old presenter on SAT-7 KIDS, about his first-hand experience of the upheaval and the faith that carries him through.
A Voice For Prayer, Peace, And Progress In Lebanon
As weeks of anti-government protests brought their country to a standstill, Lebanon’s church leaders united to join the call for basic rights. Amid the crisis, SAT-7 ARABIC is a powerful platform for Lebanese Christians – and they are encouraging each other to pray, to be peaceful role models, and to stand up for their beliefs.
ALGERIAN WOMEN LEARN ABOUT GOD’S FORGIVENESS
A new program, Who Am I?, reaches out to Algerian women, helping them to draw encouragement, and enrich their relationship with Christ, through stories of women in the Bible. The latest episode featured a story of a woman who sinned and felt condemned, until she experienced God’s mercy and forgiveness.
THE GIRL WHO FORGAVE ISIS
In December 2014, a SAT-7 KIDS crew visited Iraqi Kurdistan, where they planned to tell the stories of child refugees who had fled from ISIS. But in a camp in Erbil, something even more profound took place. Presenter Essam Nagy met a little girl who would change his life and inspire millions around the world.