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Palestinian Bible Society head to speak on challenges of war

ICC Note

Palestine is one of the most difficult places for Christians to live due to persecution they face from extremist groups. Please pray for Palestine Christians.

05/08/2008 Palestine (Christian Today)-Labib Madanat, who leads the Bible Society in Palestine , will be speaking at the annual Churches’ Media Conference on 9 -11 June.

Coming from a volatile environment, Labib is set to highlight the importance of Bible Society’s work in the difficult and challenging circumstances of war.

Labib has been the Executive Secretary of the Bible Society in Palestine for 15 years. In this time the Society’s offices has been the subject of a series of terrorist threats and attacks.

The kidnap and murder of one of his staff last year was at the centre of worldwide media attention. Blogs, online news and 24-hour media took the story around the world within hours.

No stranger to the glare of the media, Labib will be speaking on the role of the Bible Society in the volatile and war-torn Palestinian territories.

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