Roundup: Asylum seekers, Sri Lanka, sustainable alternatives, Middle East
“I could see the death in front of me” — listen to the hair-raising reality of seeking asylum in Australia. Two ship-wrecked asylum seekers cheat death, make a daring escape, and now face the wrenching choices of a life in limbo.
Politics can drive many false claims about refugees, among them the notion that suffering and persecution ends after a war officially concludes.
“Indigenous peoples, in spite of their debilitating experiences of discrimination, displacement and disempowerment, have sustainable alternatives to many of the world’s problems.”
Life for Christians in the Middle East has “never been worse” and their future is acutely endangered, according to the leader of an evangelical church fellowship.