Articles tagged: SAT-7 PARS
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.
PROMOTING IRANIANS’ RIGHTS TO FREEDOM OF RELIGION
Current tensions between the United States and Iran could further threaten the rights of religious minorities in the Middle East. New short videos on SAT-7 PARS’ Insiders program will support the Persian speaking Channel in its advocacy to inform viewers in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan of their rights to freedom of religion and belief.
CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS IN SECRECY
This year, many believers in Iran will celebrate Christmas alone or in secret. Despite this, their messages to SAT-7’s Persian-speaking channel demonstrate their resilient hope during this season.
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.
Sat-7 Supports Viewers Through Thick And Thin
SAT-7’s Audience Relations teams provide one-to-one support to hundreds of viewers via telephone calls or messages, often becoming a vital source of prayer and guidance during difficult times. The staff are filled with joy as they witness God’s transformational work in the lives of people in the Middle East.