Slavery in Mauritania

MAURITANIA. Slavery was abolished in this small country in west Africa in 1981 and ciminalized in 2007, but that doesn't matter. It's still practiced and it's estimated that 20% of the countrys population are enslaved. On August 7 the anti-slavery activist Biram Dah Abeid was arrested. Abeid founded Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist… Continue reading Slavery in Mauritania

Persecution of Christians – week 23

A catholic priest opened the gates to the chapel in Bethlehem, Palestina, to let tourists in, including two women who were being harassed by two men. The priest talked to the men and then of them pulled a knife and stabbed the priest. Thankfully the injury was minor. A group of christian preachers in Uganda… Continue reading Persecution of Christians – week 23