Stories from the Field
Girgis* and his family were running errands in Cairo when they heard that three fellow Coptic Christians from their home city of Arish had been killed within a week’s time. They decided it was no longer safe to go back and prepared to settle in Cairo, fearing to return even to collect their personal belongings or close their businesses and sell their assets.
Anglican Aid's partner, the Diocese of Kajo-keji, has sent a report outling the deteriorating situation in the county. The escalating conflict between the Kuku and Dinka is causing people to flee their homes and seek refuge elsewhere.