Articles tagged: Mahsa Amini
Six months on: Persian women still calling for freedom
Six months have passed since the tragic death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman, at the hands of the Iranian authorities. Against a backdrop of government oppression and police brutality, passionate protesters in the country continue to call for freedom. As Iranian women and girls seek a brighter future, SAT-7 has been amplifying their stories and prayers to the nation.
IRANIAN AND AFGHAN VIEWERS UNIFIED IN PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION
As intense protests continue in Iran, SAT-7 PARS’ Viewer Support team have been witnessing a growing unity among Iranian and Afghan viewers through their prayers of intercession for one another. Persian-speaking viewers are calling on the Lord for freedom, peace, and safety for people across the region.
IRAN PROTESTS: HOW SHOULD IRANIAN CHRISTIANS RESPOND?
The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in the custody of Iran’s “morality police” has sparked that nation’s most serious unrest since 2009. Mahsa, an Iranian Kurd on a visit to family in Tehran, was detained for allegedly wearing the hijab incorrectly and days later, on 16 September, died after being hospitalised in a coma.
PRAYER FOR IRAN STARTS EVERY LIVE PROGRAM AS SAT-7 JOINS GLOBAL PRAYER CAMPAIGN
Christian TV and media network SAT-7 is responding to the continuing nationwide protests and government crackdown in Iran by joining a global two-week campaign of prayer. From Friday 21 October, SAT-7’s Persian language channel, SAT-7 PARS, is devoting the first five minutes of every live programme to prayer for Iran and its people.
Iranians: Dying to be Free
Iranians protesting the killing of Mahsa Amini by Iran’s Hijab Police have captured the attention of people around the world. The sight of young women and men wielding only words against a regime armed and willing to use its might against unarmed citizens is the story of David and Goliath being replayed before our very eyes. But in this modern retelling, David is injured and dying every day.
MEN AND WOMEN UNIFIED FOR CHANGE: HOPE AMID TRAGEDY IN IRAN
After nearly two weeks of protests in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini, is there any hope left between the violence and anguish? “Yes,” says SAT-7 PARS Presenter Sally Momtazi. “Women are no longer alone; the country’s men are standing with them.”