Articles tagged: Violence
URGENT PRAYER NEEDED FOR “TERRIFIED” CHRISTIANS IN AFGHANISTAN
SAT-7 calls for urgent prayer for Afghanistan, especially for Christians who fear torture and execution and are asking fellow believers to be their voice. “People are terrified, everyone is afraid,” one Christian girl says. “I am only 16 years old and cannot take what is happening around me. I’m crying out to God right now.”
SAT-7 CALLS FOR PRAYER AS AFGHAN CHRISTIANS FEAR THE FUTURE
“Our friends, our brothers and sisters in Christ in Afghanistan, are telling us how afraid they are – that their lives will be snuffed out. It is a very dire situation,” says Mikael Tunér, a SAT-7 PARS Partner. Following the shocking Taliban takeover, SAT-7 calls for prayer as the channel responds with intercession and special programming to support viewers.
PRAY FOR AFGHANISTAN AS FIGHTING INTENSIFIES
SAT-7 appeals for prayer as tens of thousands of Afghan families attempt to escape the fighting between the insurgents and Afghan military, currently living in fear of what a return to Taliban control after 20 years might mean in their districts and cities.
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.
FOUR SECONDS BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH
Four seconds can mean the difference between life and death, according to SAT-7 TÜRK’s Self Defence. This new social impact program will educate women on how to defend themselves from abuse.
DAILY HOPE FOR TURKISH WOMEN
Gender-based violence is still one of the most prevalent issues in Turkey today. According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, 2,337 women have been murdered by husbands, fathers, or sons in the last ten years – 78 lives were claimed in February of this year.
ENDING VIOLENCE, DISCRIMINATION, AND FGM
Cruelty in classrooms, shaming those with disabilities, and female genital mutilation (FGM) are all too commonplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Informative programs on SAT-7 ACADEMY aim to change minds and attitudes.