Prayer for Ukraine/CrimeaIn November 2013 protests started, when Ukrainian citizens demanded strongerPrayer for Ukraine/Crimea by SeekHim
integration with the European Union.
This led to a wave of demonstrations and civil unrest which evolved
to include calls for the resignation of President Yanukovych and his government.
In January 16, 2014 violence escalated when the government passed
Anti-Protest Laws restricting freedom of speech and assembly
Anti-government demonstrators occupied buildings in the centre of Kiev.
In Feb 18-20 riots left 98 dead and thousands injured.
Members of Parliament found the president unable to fulfill his duties
and exercised constitutional powers' to set an election in May to select
In the aftermath of this, protests were staged by Pro-Russian groups
who opposed the events in Kiev and wanted closer ties or integration with Russia.
Other groups wanted autonomy or possible independence for Crimea.
On March 1st, Russia deployed troops throughout Crimea and southeast of Ukraine.
These actions have been
Pray for BurundiBurundi is a landlocked country in central Africa.Pray for Burundi by SeekHim
It is bordered by Rwanda in the north, Tanzania in the east and south
and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in the west
Bujumbura is the capital and largest city
The population is over 8 million.
Although the country is landlocked, much of the southwestern border
is adjacent to Lake Tanganyika.
Burundi has long been thought of the Rwanda’s ‘Twin’.
2,000 South Asians
5% Folk/ Animist
The earliest inhabitants of Burundi were the Twa (Pygmy).
The Hutu later came and became the largest group.
By the 15th century the Tutsi migrated from Ethiopia and established a kingdom.
The Burundi Dynasty lasted until 1966.
The kingdom was at its height from 1796-1850
European explorers and missionaries made visits to the area beginning in 1856.
From 1899-1916 Burundi wa
Pray for Reunion IslandRéunion is an island located in the Indian Ocean.Pray for Reunion Island by SeekHim
It is located east of Madagascar and southwest of Mauritius
Réunion is one of the overseas departments of France.
Saint Denis is the capital
The population is 840,974
Reunion is the largest of the Mascarene Islands, which include Mauritius.
Réunion is an outermost region of the European Union.
The name ‘Réunion’ was given to the island in 1793 commemorating
the union of revolutionaries from Marseille with the National Guard
84.9% Christian (Catholic)
Until the 16th century the island was uninhabited.
It was occasionally visited by Arab, Swahili and Malay sailors.
During the 16th century the island was discovered by the Portuguese.
France claimed the island in 1642.
The first colonists arrived in 1665.
The island was nam
Pray for the Pitcairn IslandsThe Pitcairn Islands are a group of islands in the southern Pacific.Pray for the Pitcairn Islands by SeekHim
They are located halfway between New Zealand and Peru. Their closest neighbors
are Tahiti and French Polynesia in the northwest and Easter Island in the east.
There are four islands:
Henderson (The largest island)
Pitcairn (The only inhabited island)
Adamstown is the capital.
There are only 56 inhabitants from four main families.
The islands are inhabited by the descendants of the Bounty mutineers
and the Tahitians who accompanied them.
The wreck of the Bounty is still visible underwater in Bounty Bay.
The Pitcairn Islands are the last British Overseas Territory in the Pacific.
The Pitcairn Islands has the smallest population of any democracy in the world.
In 2003, a baby was born on the island for the first time in 17 years.
Another child was born on in 2007.
Pitcairn island was named after Robert Pitcairn, a 15 year-old crew member
who was the first to sight the island.
Ducie Island was