Posts Categorized: Sudan

Life After Slavery: A Successful Surgery Ends Years of Pain

We have wonderful news to share! This woman, Abuk Ucheck Bol was freed from slavery and brought home to South Sudan through CSI’s underground network. In slavery, she had no access to medical care, and she had been suffering from a painful growth in her earth for over ten years. She is recovering well, and… Read more »

Twelve years’ documenting jihadi slavery in Sudan

Join Rev. Heidi McGinness, Christian Solidarity International – USA Outreach Director, December 9th for an evening raising awareness of slavery in Sudan. December 9th at 2501 Champa Street, Denver, CO 80205 from 5 to 8pm.

After Slavery: The Stories of People Freed by CSI

Tens of thousands of South Sudanese people are enslaved in North Sudan – the forgotten victims of Sudan’s twenty-year civil war (1983-2005). Since 1995, CSI has been working with underground networks of traders to rescue these people from slavery, and bring them back to their homeland. In April, CSI’s South Sudan Projects Manager, caught up… Read more »

CSI Rescues 400 from Jihad Slavery in Sudan

The Islamic State’s reign of terror has focused world attention on the enslavement of non-Muslims in Iraq and Syria. But CSI has been working to liberate Christians and other South Sudanese people from jihad slavery in North Sudan since 1995. In April, four hundred people were freed from slavery and repatriated to South Sudan through underground networks supported by… Read more »

SUDAN FREEDOM WALK: Virtual Event, June 12th- July 4th!

Join us for the 6th Annual Denver Freedom Walk, “Free for Fifty Campaign”! Freedom Bringer and Founder of Free for Fifty, Becca Bretz has been supporting CSI and has been a champion of our cause for Freedom for 6 years. Supported by our friends at Green Mountain Presbyterian Church in Lakewood, CO, and Reverend Heidi… Read more »

More People Freed from Slavery in North Sudan!

Last month, CSI-supported underground networks rescued over 400 people from slavery in North Sudan, and returned them to their homeland in South Sudan! The freed people told our team stories like these: Abuk Mawien Yai: The Arab slave raiders attacked our village early in the morning. I was seized with my mother and three brothers. They killed… Read more »

CSI Responds to Hunger Crisis in South Sudan

“When I was a young person in South Sudan, no one ate leaves, but now people are very desperate and they eat anything they can find to save their lives.” Franco Majok, CSI’s program manager for South Sudan, said this to us last month after completing a CSI food relief mission in North Bahr el… Read more »

700 People Rescued from Slavery Since February

  In two separate liberation actions in February 2015 and April 2015, underground networks in North Sudan supported by CSI have rescued 700 people from slavery, and repatriated them to their homeland of South Sudan! Among the slavery survivors are: Ayel Gau Wany – “I was captured with my mother and three sisters when I… Read more »

CSI Brings Freed Slave to Nairobi for Medical Treatment

CSI was able to liberate Abuk Atak Athian, 37, from slavery in Islamist North Sudan in September 2014. During her 16 years in slavery, she was never allowed to see a doctor – even as she began suffering from a terrible goiter on her throat. Thanks to CSI’s donors, we have now taken her to… Read more »

Over 300 People Freed from Slavery Before Christmas

On December 6 and 7, 329 people were freed from slavery in Sudan through CSI’s underground slave liberation network, and returned to their homeland in South Sudan. The enslaved people were either abducted during Sudan’s Islamist regime’s genocide against South Sudan from 1983-2005, or born into slavery. This brings the total number of people freed… Read more »