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Operation Lifeline: The Urgent 30-Day Mission to Save Lives in Afghanistan


The resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan has put countless lives at risk, including human rights activists Zarif and Farid. These brave individuals not only stand for justice and equality but also represent 38 pre-screened families who are in immediate danger. “Redeem the Oppressed,” an organization committed to saving lives, is on a critical 30-day mission to rescue these individuals and their families. This article aims to shed light on their plight and how you can help.

Meet the Activists: Zarif and Farid

Zarif: A Beacon in Kabul

Zarif has been a voice for the oppressed for over a decade. His life is now in grave danger due to his activism against the Taliban regime. Zarif represents a group of families who have been pre-screened and are known to be in immediate danger.

Farid: A Decade of Dedication and a Key Role in Governance

Farid has spent the past decade advocating for human rights, women’s empowerment, and social justice. He also served as a senior protocol officer for the former President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani. Farid has been living in hiding for over two years, constantly changing his location to escape the Taliban’s grasp. He leads a group of families, each with a member targeted by the Taliban for their pro-West affiliations and activism.

The Urgent 30-Day Mission

Both Zarif and Farid are currently being extracted to another country on a 30-day visa to apply for asylum. The urgency to raise adequate funds to support them during this period is critical. If their asylum applications fail, the funds will be used to fly them to a third location that offers visa-upon-arrival.

The Future: Grassroots Movement for Reform

Once Farid and Zarif find stability, they plan to lead a grassroots movement for reform in Afghanistan. Their leadership will be instrumental in the rescue of the remaining families and others in dire need.

The Lifeline Sponsorship Program

“Redeem the Oppressed” has initiated the Lifeline Sponsorship Program, offering a unique opportunity for donors to make a significant impact. For a donation of $7,000, you can cover the cost of a 2-year work visa, a flight out of Afghanistan, and two months of living expenses for a head-of-household. This donation can literally be the difference between life and death.

How Every Dollar Makes a Difference

Your donation can have a profound impact:
– $25 can contribute to emergency supplies for those in hiding.
– $100 can help cover the cost of necessary legal documentation.
– $500 can contribute to transportation costs for one person to reach a safer location within Afghanistan.
– $1,000 can help cover the cost of a flight out of Afghanistan for one person.
– $2,800 can pay for a 2-year work Visa in a safe country.

How You Can Help Beyond Donating

It’s not just about donating. You can make a difference by sharing our campaign, advocating on social media, volunteering, organizing fundraising events, or contacting local leaders. Every action counts.

Testimonials, Stories and More Details

In a recent 20-minute interview featuring Farid and leadership members from “Redeem the Oppressed,” the urgency of the situation was highlighted. Farid himself stated, “If the Taliban catches up to me, they will kill me.”

Related articles:

  1. https://redeemtheoppressed.org/operation-lifeline-redeem-the-oppressed/
  2. https://redeemtheoppressed.org/stand-with-zarif-save-lives-in-afghanistan/
  3. https://redeemtheoppressed.org/operation-lifeline-rescue-farid-and-fellow-activists-from-taliban-terror/


The situation in Afghanistan is critical, and the time to act is now. We have 30 days to raise adequate funds to support Zarif, Farid, and the 38 families they represent during their temporary stay in another country. Your contribution can provide a lifeline to these brave individuals and their families. Donate now and help us spread the word. Together, we can make a difference and save lives.

**Program Name: Lifeline Sponsorship Program

Program Description:

The Lifeline Sponsorship Program is a unique opportunity for donors to make a significant impact on the lives of individuals and families escaping danger in Afghanistan. By sponsoring a head-of-household, you’re not just providing financial support, you’re offering a lifeline to safety and a chance for a new beginning. Moreover, each family that is helped commits to working towards the rescue of another two at-risk families, creating a chain of hope and survival.

Sponsorship Details:

For (a) donation(s) of increments of $7000, a sponsor can cover the cost of a 2-year work visa, a flight out of Afghanistan, and two months of living expenses for a head-of-household. This donation can be the difference between life and death for these brave individuals.

Sponsorship Benefits:

As a Lifeline Sponsor, you will receive:

  1. Permanent Lifetime Recognition: Your name or your organization’s name will be permanently displayed on our website’s “Wall of Lifeline Sponsors”. This is a special section dedicated to recognizing the generous contributions of our Lifeline Sponsors.

  2. Special Letter/Video from the Family: You will receive a personal thank you letter or video message from the family you have sponsored (subject to their comfort and safety). This is a unique opportunity to see the direct impact of your donation.

  3. Regular Updates: You will receive regular updates on the progress of the individual or family you have sponsored. This could include updates on their journey, their resettlement process, and their new life in a safe country.

  4. Certificate of Appreciation: You will receive a digital Certificate of Appreciation, recognizing your significant contribution to the Lifeline Sponsorship Program.

  5. Invitations to Special Events: As a Lifeline Sponsor, you will be invited to special events, webinars, or meetings related to our mission and work.

  6. Impact Multiplication: The family you sponsor commits to working towards the rescue of another two at-risk families. You will be updated on this progress, allowing you to see how your donation has a multiplying effect.

By becoming a Lifeline Sponsor, you’re not just making a donation, you’re changing lives and creating a ripple effect of hope and survival. Join us in this mission and become a Lifeline Sponsor today.

Please note that all interactions with the sponsored individuals or families will be conducted in a manner that ensures their safety and privacy.

By Max Gibson

Max Gibson, also known as Mosheh, holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and has competed on his college's crew, cross country and track and field teams. Max co-founded the College Republicans and has run successful businesses, including Apex Web Services, which serves as CTO for non-profits Farrukh Saif Foundation and 'Emergency Committee to Save the Persecuted and Enslaved.' He has been in a leadership position in the non-profit sector since 2011. In addition to his business pursuits, Max is a combat veteran of three major wars and is known for his generosity and strong belief in God.
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