Posts Tagged ‘Trafficking’

World’s Most Persecuted

rohingya-muslimsDear Friends for Life:     Who are the Rohingyas? The Rohingya are a Muslim people in the Buddhist-majority countries of Myanmar and Bangladesh. Not only are they the world’s most persecuted minority group, but they are not officially recognized by governments as an ethnic minority group. For decades they have been subjected to discrimination and violence by the Buddhist majority. Continue reading

21st Century Asian Slaves

Dear Friends for Life:  The crisis of health of trafficking victims in Southeast Asia deepens as a recent study finds victims badly abused. The research discovered that people caught in trafficking suffer beatings, neglect and severe health problems no matter where they end up working. Continue reading

“Every person is worthy of our giving.”

world aids dayDear Friends for Life:   At a time when everyone’s attention is focused on Ebola, racial tensions, Islam Terrorists, killing babies, human trafficking, it is easy to forget “World AIDS Day” which was observed on December 1st. Continue reading