I am well and back in Iraq, it is so good to be here but so distressing. I am up in Erbil in Kurdistan. Even though this is a place free of violence it is not free of problems. This is the place that many who were forced out of Mosul, Nineveh and Kir Kush have fled to.
Even though we are in Erbil which is a lot cooler then Baghdad it is still very hot at 45C 115F so it is hot and there is no longer even electricity to work the air conditioning, this problem is caused by …read more
This is a wonderful new film just made by Christian Alec and his colleague Dylan. There are three parts to the film, which will be posted here over the next week.
In their blurb to the documentary, film-makers Christian and Dylan state:
“For more than a decade, Vicar Andrew White has been risking his life to preach for peace on the streets of Baghdad, driving through bombed-out war zones to spread his message. In his quest, White has become the primary liaison between the Sunni and Shia Muslims.“
Our Office Manager, Fiona Bunn, is taking part in a sponsored charity cycle to raise money for our Iraq appeal following the recent crisis. Fiona will be cycling the Petersfield Ups And Downs on 13th July 2014 – a charity cycle ride up, over and through the South Downs National Park around Petersfield.
Here is what she has to say:
I’m taking part in the PUAD: Petersfield Ups and Downs 2014 on 13/07/2014 to raise money for The Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East and I’d really appreciate your support.
Donating to my JustGiving page is easy …read more