Articles tagged: Tunisia
TUNISIA: A NEW WITNESS FOR A NEW DEMOCRACY
SAT-7 ARABIC is now beginning to air programs made by a brand-new Christian team in Tunisia. As the country marks ten years since the revolution that sparked the “Arab Spring”, we examine the context in which this team is going public with their faith and vision for society.
FAMILIES FROM SIX COUNTRIES SHARE CHRISTMAS JOY ON SAT-7
After an extraordinary year of hardship and isolation, SAT-7 ARABIC’s Christmas special joins Christians across the Middle East and North Africa together in joy and service to others. Families from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria will participate from their homes, in a celebration in aid of struggling and homeless families in Lebanon.
SAT-7 launches first program made by Tunisian Christians
SAT-7 will provide a new platform for Christians in Tunisia who are “passionate and eager” to share their faith with their society. As the country prepares to mark the tenth anniversary of the start of its “Jasmine Revolution” on 17 December, SAT-7 ARABIC announces its first two new programs produced by Christians in Tunisia.
CELEBRATING THE RESILIENCE OF WOMEN AND GIRLS
As Increasing numbers of people across the region face hunger and invisible, marginalised groups are living under harsher conditions due to the pandemic, this week’s four important United Nations Days offer the opportunity to highlight vital issues across the MENA, celebrate and pray for the invisible heroines of the region and witness how God is already working in their lives.
CROSSING BORDERS, JOINING HEARTS
When George Makeen found himself in a sticky situation during an Egypt-Algeria football match, it revealed to him the power of Jesus to bring people together. In his new blog post, the SAT-7 ARABIC Programming Director shares his joy over how SAT-7’s North African programs are doing the same for lonely believers.
FORGOTTEN HISTORY AND UNCERTAIN FUTURE
North Africa has a rich history. Christianity spread across the top of the region during the faith’s very earliest centuries. But few traces of this ancient presence now remain and today, believers face pressure, rejection, and even the threat of violence.
PROGRESS TOWARDS FREEDOM AND SHARING BIBLICAL TRUTHS
Tunisia is currently the only democracy in North Africa. Though the country has taken a positive step toward equal rights, Christians remain marginalised and often face violence.
A VOICE FOR NORTH AFRICAN WOMEN
Presenter and producer Samia Jallali Kessai and her film crew recorded 26 episodes of a women’s program called You Are Precious. It is in Arabic with Kabyle subtitles. Hence it is accessible to different communities spread throughout Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and Libya.