TORONTO—Abahamya ba Yehova bagera hafi ku 150 bifatanyije muri gahunda yihariye yo kwigisha abantu Bibiliya yateguwe n’ibiro by’ishami bya Kanada, yabaye muri Nzeri no mu Kwakira 2014. Hashyizweho gahunda yo gusura imidugudu 35 yitaruye yo muri icyo gihugu.

Imidugudu 35 y’abantu bo mu bwoko bw’Abayinuwiti Abahamya basuye, ituwe n’abantu basaga 32.000. Iyo midugudu igaragazwa n’utudomo tw’umuhondo. Iyo gahunda yakorewe mu ntara imwe n’uturere tubiri byagaragajwe mu ibara ry’icyatsi.

Abo Bahamya bashyizwe mu matsinda boherezwa gusura imigi n’imidugudu yo mu turere duhera mu karere ka Aklavik kari mu majyaruguru y’uburengerazuba kugeza muri Kangiqsualujjuaq muri Québec, aho hantu hakaba hari intera y’ibirometero 3.300. Abifatanyije muri iyo gahunda bose birihiye ibintu byose bari gukenera mu rugendo, ndetse hari n’aho birihiraga itike y’indege y’amadolari abarirwa mu bihumbi kuri buri muntu.

Abahamya basuye umudugudu wa Paulatuk. Uwo mudugudu utuwe n’abantu 300 kandi uri ku nkombe z’inyanja ya Beaufort iri mu turere two mu majyaruguru.

Mbere y’uko iyo gahunda itangira, Inteko Nyobozi y’Abahamya ba Yehova yari yaremeye ko videwo ifite umutwe uvuga ngo “Kuki ukwiriye kwiga Bibiliya?” ihindurwa mu rurimi rw’ikinukitituti. Urwo rurimi ruvugwa n’abantu 35.000 bo mu bwoko bw’Abayinuwiti bo muri Kanada kandi ni rwo rukoreshwa mu butegetsi mu karere ka Nunavut no mu turere two mu majyaruguru y’uburengerazuba.

Hari umuyobozi w’ikigo cy’amashuri cyo muri Aklavik witwa Velma Illasiak, wavuze ukuntu Abahamya babasuye agira ati “abanyeshuri bishimiye rwose ibyo Abahamya babigishije kandi n’ubu baracyabizirikana . . . Turateganya gutumiriza buri munyeshuri w’ingimbi cyangwa umwangavu imibumbe yombi y’igitabo Ibibazo urubyiruko rwibaza n’ibisubizo byabyo. Turabashimira cyane ukuntu mwadusuye ku ishuri no mu mudugudu wacu.”

Peter Iyaituk, meya w’umugi wa Ivujivik uri mu majyaruguru ya Québec, amaze kuganira n’Abahamya no kureba videwo ifite umutwe uvuga ngo Kuki ukwiriye kwiga Bibiliya?,” yamaze amasaha abiri yose abatembereza mu karere ayobora bari mu modoka ye. Nanone ku munsi batahiyeho yabajyanye ku kibuga cy’indege kandi abashimira kuba barabasuye.

Umuhamya wa Yehova witwa David Creamore yereka Peter Iyaituk, meya w’umugi wa Ivujivik, videwo ifite umutwe uvuga ngo “Kuki ukwiriye kwiga Bibiliya?”

Matthieu Rozon, umuvugizi w’Abahamya ba Yehova muri Kanada, yaravuze ati “Abahamya ba Yehova bishimira kwigisha umuntu wese Bibiliya ku buntu. Abifatanyije muri iyo gahunda babonye ko igihe n’imbaraga bakoresheje bitabaye imfabusa.”

Mu mezi abiri iyo gahunda yamaze, Abahamya batanze ibitabo bisaga 37.000. Abantu bagera hafi kuri 600 basabye ko Abahamya ba Yehova bakongera kubasura bakaganira kuri Bibiliya.

Ushinzwe amakuru:

Ku rwego mpuzamahanga: J. R. Brown, Ibiro Bishinzwe Amakuru, tel. +1 718 560 5000

Kanada: Matthieu Rozon, tel. +905 873 4100