How Your Support is Saving Lives

How Your Support is Saving Lives

By N. Akhtar CFI Staff Member November 4, 2016 — I went to meet a Pakistani Christian family who are living in hiding in the outskirts of Bangkok, Phra Phae Daeng. This Pakistani Christian family represents one of the hundreds of Christian families who have fled from religious persecution in Pakistan, and are currently seeking refuge close to Bangkok in hope that they will be granted asylum in one of the UN member nations. While they...

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Laura Bush: Standing Up for Refugees Behind the Scenes

Laura Bush: Standing Up for Refugees Behind the Scenes

“There’s nothing new about Congress worrying that refugees might be terrorists. A decade before Syrian refugees flooded into Europe and Republican politicians aimed to stop them from coming to America, Congress made the U.S. refugee vetting process so tough that Jim Jacobson told the first lady it was hurting the refugees she wanted to help.” Read the full article in The Buffalo News. LAURA BUSH: A HERO TO THE REFUGEES FROM...

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A Refugee’s Escape from Persecution

A Refugee’s Escape from Persecution

AFTER DECADES OF LIVING IN FEAR and persecution, thousands of Burma’s minority group refugees are finally living in peace and freedom throughout the United States. When the resettlement initiative was approved by the U.S. State Department in 2007, CFI successfully fought for the inclusion of Christian Karen and Karenni from Burma. We worked with Former First Lady Laura Bush to convince U.S. and U.N. officials that these people groups must be...

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Asia Bibi Update: Please Pray

Asia Bibi Update: Please Pray

On October 13 in Islamabad, Asia Bibi’s hearing appeal against her death sentence was cancelled when Justice Muhammad Iqbal Hameed‐ur-Rehman, one of the three Supreme Court Justices recused himself, and refused take part in the hearing. Bibi’s lawyer, Saif‐ul-Mulook, said it could take weeks or months for the hearing to be rescheduled. Justice Hameed‐ur-Rehman is believed to have been intimidated by the murder of former prominent Pakistani...

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