Christian Solidarity Worldwide has begun an initiative calling
for a Global Week of Prayer for North Korea. The Prayer Week
will run from June 19 ~ 25,
2006 and is an international effort that has attracted
the support of many agencies and churches. More information is
Breaking Through the Secrecy
North Korea, with its heavy emphasis on isolationism, is not
widely known in the world.
the Communist country's wall of silence, it has sought to actively
stamp out religion, and particularly Christianity. These efforts
have been unremittingly cruel and ruthless.
But since little information is known about the country, people
outside North Korea have simply forgotten or overlooked the brutal
treatment of anyone in North Korea seeking to practice Christianity.
In recent years, however, eye witness accounts from survivors
and escapees have shocked a slowly awakening world with tales
that are nearly beyond comprehension.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide Focuses on
A broad range of organizations is backing the event, which
will run from June 19th to 26th 2006.
For the most up-to-date details, and to discover what you
can do to help, go to http://www.csw.org.uk/PFNK/index.htm