January 6, 2016 admin

Father, by your Holy Spirit, protect your people from destruction in all the nations of the earth.

  • Burundi civil war fears as president accused of campaign of murder. The Burundi president, a former rebel turned president, announced in April that he would run for a controversial third term, He has responded to any opposition to his third term with a blanket campaign of murder and intimidation. Since April, more than 400 people have been killed and more than 220,000 people have fled from their homes.
  • On January 4th, a fact-finding mission by the United Nations chemical weapons watchdog has found that some people in Syria may have been exposed to the nerve agent sarin or a sarin-like gas, even though the regime agreed to turn over its chemical arsenal in August 2013. Since the start of the Syrian war in 2011, regime and rebel forces have used chemical agents, which has killed 250,000 people.