Articles tagged: refugees
SUDAN CHRISTIANS TELL SAT-7 OF DESPERATE SITUATION IN KHARTOUM
Sudanese Christians living in areas of Khartoum have painted a desperate picture of life caught between warring armies, with one pastor saying the worsening situation means leaving might be his only option.
Refugees: Being heard, finding hope
Many displaced people have desperate needs for spiritual support and practical help. Yet so often they are not crushed by their hardships, and even have impressive and inspiring stories to tell. This year SAT-7 is marking World Refugee Day on Monday 20 June by sharing their stories and how our programs and projects are supporting them.
POPE FRANCIS VISIT TO CYPRUS GIVES HOPE TO REFUGEES AND CHURCHES
SAT-7 provided extensive live coverage of the recent Papal visit to Cyprus, sharing how it was an opportunity to promote the region’s refugee crises and the importance of collaboration between different Christian communities.
INNOVATION TO MITIGATE EDUCATIONAL FALL-OUT AFTER A DECADE OF CONFLICT IN SYRIA
A decade into the Syrian Civil War, a humanitarian crisis continues to beleaguer Syrians and refugee host countries. Tenuous infrastructures and economies are buckling farther under the pressure of pandemic shutdowns. The educational brand SAT-7 ACADEMY adapts, mobilising cutting-edge instructional models to support children.
Proclaiming freedom: free to be included
Enjoying rights and freedoms, including access to basic services such as healthcare and education, is a challenge in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and even more so during the pandemic. In a region characterised by economic crisis and ethnic and religious division, life for many minorities – including refugees – has never been tougher.
Proclaiming freedom on human rights day
As in many places in today’s world, countless people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are marginalised simply because of who they are. And as the pandemic and lockdown continue, women, members of minorities, and people with disabilities are even more vulnerable to being denied their rights and freedoms. On Human Rights Day (10 December), we shine a light on the struggles and strength of these communities, and on how SAT-7 serves them.
THE PLIGHT OF REFUGEES – SPEAKING OUT FOR MINORITY RIGHTS
As refugee and minority rights remain under threat in their region, Middle East Christians counter discrimination with a message of God’s love. From Iran and Afghanistan to countries across the Arab World, SAT-7 programs promote acceptance and full human rights in many contexts where minorities face injustice.
HOW MANY CHILDREN WILL “BACK TO SCHOOL” LEAVE BEHIND IN 2020?
As we approach the new school year, many parents in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are asking the same question: “Will my kids go back to school at all this year?” As families face this uncertainty along with severe economic challenges, SAT-7 ACADEMY is a trusted resource that ensures no child need be left behind.