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What Can I Do? AGC Refugee Sponsorship Initiative Blog

Posted by donna on January 12, 2018

AGC RSI.PNGIt is so important as a family of churches in Canada that we do not forget our brothers and sisters facing extreme hardship and persecution in other countries.  But what can we do from here? This blog was originally posted on the AGC Refugee Sponsorship initiative website, www.agcrsi.org.

Written by Susan Davis

I have spent the evening again reading emails and messaging with people overseas. As time goes on, these people are becoming friends. We laugh together, we pray for one another, (I think that may be why my wrist is better again), we talk about our days and our children … and I often cry. May I introduce you to a few?

Let me introduce Bethany*.  Her husband Henry had been a teacher at a Missionary School before being charged with blasphemy. Bethany made the mistake of identifying extremists to police and speaking against them in the media. Their village was set ablaze, with explosives being thrown into houses.

When Henry’s name was added to the list of people identified to be killed, they were forced to leave home, and in 2012 they left with their children for what they hoped would be a new life in a new country. Today, Henry is in the IDC again, after spending 18 months there already 2013-2015. As Bethany says, “We request you to please mercy and help us we have no hope to live a life with freedom.” 

Read the full blog post at this link.

Comments:

Posted by abdikarim yusuf on
i am refugee somali seeker who lives now Egypt and i do not have any Financial support ,
in addition to that fredom of movement is limited when you are refugee, the country were i am currently a live as a refugee some times i am might face distention from the security forces and societies
so please i need help here is risky please please help
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