Posts Categorized: Sudan

Thank you Pastor Heidi!

Dear Friends, We regret to announce that Pastor Heidi McGinness, CSI’s Director of Outreach, has retired after 14 years of exemplary service. We are grateful for her stellar service, and affirm that she will be missed. During her 14-year tenure, Pastor Heidi Impacted the lives of countless persecuted men, women, and children Made multiple visits… Read more »

CSI’s John Eibner Authors Book Chapter on Christians in Sudan

ZURICH, June 18, 2018 – Christians in Sudan are “more vulnerable than ever,” according to John Eibner’s contribution to Christianity in North Africa and West Asia, volume 2 of the authoritative Edinburgh Companions to Global Christianity. This new volume is being launched today at Heythrop College, University of London. Eibner’s contribution to the volume focuses… Read more »

400 Slaves Liberated!

The slave liberation took place on June 17th and 18th, CSI was able to free 400 slaves from Northern Sudan. After being liberated each freed slave received: 1 goat 1 survival kit, including groundnuts and a hoe 50 kg of sorghum (usually we distribute 2 kg/person; owing to the hunger crisis, the amount was raised… Read more »

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 »