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General News from the Persecution Project Foundation

They Slaughtered Them Like Goats

They Slaughtered Them Like Goats

Like you, we were horrified to read of the fate of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, as well as of British citizen David Haines, at the hands of the Islamists of ISIS. Worse, to see the terrible images of the beheadings and the warning of more to come! What disturbed us most are [...]

The Nuba Mountains’ Lost Boys

The Nuba Mountains’ Lost Boys

We know children have long been a part of warfare in Africa. Normally, child soldiers are recruited by dissident or rebel groups fighting against an organized traditional army. Not in Sudan. The Sudan government is actively recruiting minor children to serve in its “Rapid Support Forces.” The RSF, as it is called, is nothing more [...]

Delivering Hope in Sudan

Delivering Hope in Sudan

Wherever we look in the world, there seems to be chaos. Ebola is out of control in West Africa. Boko Haram continues to terrorize and murder thousands in Nigeria. The Central African Republic is still unstable. Israel is at war with Hamas. The Ukraine situation threatens to restart the Cold War. The terrorist organization ISIS [...]

Take heart!

Take heart!

“In this world you will have tribulation. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33b

“Not Crawling Anymore”

“Not Crawling Anymore”

“I am a 35-year old Christian and still single. I came to (this refugee camp) with my brother on April 24th, 2012 after war broke out in the Nuba mountains. I am very excited (about this wheelchair bicycle), and I have no words to express myself. Thank you, God.” “God really has answered my prayers. [...]

Another Summer of Service

Another Summer of Service

As the summer months wind down, PPF has concluded the most successful (and varied) season in our history. Multiple communities were served in South Sudan and in the Nuba Mountains. In the month of June alone, we conducted seven emergency relief flights, transporting tons of medicine, Bibles, NFIs (non-food items like blankets and mosquito nets). [...]

New Construction at PPF’s Jebel Lopit Training Center

New Construction at PPF’s Jebel Lopit Training Center

The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword

The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword

For more than three years, the Nuba Mountains of Sudan have been under daily attack and bombardment. Most schools have closed, creating a major gap in the learning of children. But one community decided to make basic education possible for their children, regardless of the danger. Community leaders approached PPF and asked if we would [...]

The Dilemma of Freedom of Religion in Sudan

The Dilemma of Freedom of Religion in Sudan

Editor’s Note:┬áThe following is an excellent commentary on the issue of religious freedom (or the lack thereof) in Sudan. The tragic case of Meriam Ibrahim has shown a spotlight on the lamentable human rights record of the current regime in power. Most people don’t realize how diverse Sudan is and the rich heritage it has [...]

The Ghost Town of Abyei

The Ghost Town of Abyei

On May 11, 2011, Abyei town, the historic capital of the nine Dinga Ngok chiefdoms in Southern Kordofan, was ransacked by Sudan Armed Forces aided by Janjaweed troops and Misseriya militias. The army brought in bulldozers and leveled the town. The local church was looted, desecrated and destroyed by soldiers. Every Bible, book, pew, pane [...]