Lebanon’s Parliament has granted the military emergency powers, including the ability to override freedom of speech, the press, and assembly. Only one member of parliament voted against the measures, which were implemented by the sitting government before it resigned earlier this week.
Christian broadcaster SAT-7 reports that a massive explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut early Tuesday evening, 4 August 2020, has left an estimated 4,000 wounded, at least 100 dead, and caused extensive damage to the heart of the city.
Around the world, churches, schools, businesses, and families have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly every industry seems to have been impacted in some way; many television shows and programs have halted or drastically altered programming while everyone’s in quarantine.
Last week, we told you that despite pandemic-induced working conditions, SAT-7 is hard at work producing consistent content for their dedicated viewers. Many audiences need education programming, spiritual connections, and health information more than ever before.
A spike in domestic violence caused by the COVID-19 lockdown is sending shockwaves around the globe—and driving victims in some countries to live television chat shows and social media for help, a satellite broadcaster revealed today.
As October comes to an end, we’re taking a moment to recognize it as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This isn’t just a national issue though; women around the world experience domestic violence on a daily basis.