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Afghani, general in Austria

Afghani, general

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
44,000 Dari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Afghani, general in Austria

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Introduction / History
Ever since the USSR invaded Afghanistan in 1979 there have been waves of Afghan refugees fleeing for safety. Most of them have wound up in either neighboring Pakistan or Iran, but some have made their way to the more peaceful shores of Europe.

Afghan refugees have not been welcome in Austria in the 2010s. At one point the Austrians funded an advertising campaign in Afghanistan to convince the people not to come to their European country. Afghan refugees in Austria didn't help their own cause when they had a 50-man brawl in a park in Vienna, the capital city.

Where are they located?
Many Afghan refugees live in the Praterstern area of Vienna.

What are their lives like?
Afghans in Austria are desperate to get away from the violence in their own country and to re-locate to a peaceful land. Those who have marketable skills are usually able to relocate while those without such skills are not welcome in places like Austria. The latter group is often stuck in refugee camps.

What are their beliefs?
There are three large ethnic groups in Afghanistan: The Pashtuns and Tajiks are Sunni Muslims, and the Hazaras are Shi 'ites. They are dedicated to the religious system we call Islam, though they all have their pre-Islamic beliefs as well.

What are their needs?
It is not helping anyone when refugees cannot contribute to the economy of the host country. The Afghans in Austria desperately need job training and the opportunity to do something constructive. The Austrians are trying to make sure they learn German, the trade language of Austria.

Prayer Points
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to move in Afghan communities in such a way that they tire of the old ways of violence and seek holiness, which they will only find in the person of Jesus Christ.
* Pray for believers to teach marketable job skills and the German language to these people who are desperate to find a safe homeland.
* Pray for a disciple-making movement among Afghans in Austria.

References
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/19314/AU
http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/648941/Refugee-crisis-Europe-Austria-ADVERTS-begging-Afghan-migrants-stay-home
http://www.breitbart.com/london/2016/08/23/50-afghans-brawl-vienna-park/
http://www.ror-n.org/-blog/hazara-afghans-in-austria
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/03/austria-tightens-its-asylum-policy-for-afghans
https://www.metropole.at/austria-warns-afghans-to-stay-away/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghan_diaspora

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Global Prayer Digest: 2007-03-12
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Country: Austria
Continent: Europe
Region: Europe, Western
10/40 Window: No
   
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Afghani, general
People Name General: Afghani, general
ROP3 Code: 115238
Joshua Project People ID: 19314
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 44,000
Population all Countries: 280,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - Pashtun
People Name General: Afghani, general
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Dari (44,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): prs    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam99.90 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.10 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1974
New Testament:
1982-1985Audio
Complete Bible: 2008
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Audio RecordingsStoryRunners Oral Bible Stories
Film / VideoGod's Love Story
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoIndigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Dari
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
Film / VideoThe Savior 3 - Woman at the Well
Film / VideoThe Savior 7 - Golgotha
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file fro ...
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible: Today's Dari Version
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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