Posts Categorized: Sudan

“Humanitarian Catastrophe” Faces Southern Sudan – Says President Salva Kiir

CSI Appeals for Peaceful Referendum on Southern Independence WASHINGTON and JUBA, Sudan, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Southern Sudan faces a “humanitarian catastrophe”, according to Southern Sudan‘s President Salva Kiir. Speaking to CSI, President Kiir explained that a mass exodus of Southern Sudanese from the North back to the South has just begun. Southern Sudanese… Read more »

CSI Urges Obama to Keep Eradication of Sudanese Slavery on Agenda

Slavery Persists in Sudan WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The torture that blinded 14-year-old Ker Aleu Deng failed to kill his optimism and craving to learn. Enslaved by jihadi militiamen during Sudan‘s North-South civil war (1983-2005), Ker was hung upside down from a tree by his master, Zacharia Salih, who then rubbed chili peppers into… Read more »

254 Sudanese Liberated from Slavery

CSI Urges President Obama to Revive Anti-Slavery Policy AWEIL, Sudan and WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Christian Solidarity International (CSI) facilitated the liberation last week of 254 black Southern Sudanese slaves. Most were captured by Arab/Muslim militiamen backed by the Sudanese government during the North-South civil war (1983-2005). Some of the youngest victims were the… Read more »

232 Sudanese Slaves Liberated

CSI Urges President Obama to Help Stamp out Slavery in Sudan WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, Christian Solidarity International (CSI) issued a report on the liberation of 232 Sudanese earlier this month. The slaves – Christian and traditionalist members of the Dinka tribe – were liberated, with CSI’s support, from Arab masters in Darfur… Read more »

Mujahadeen Displace 50,000 Southern Sudanese

CSI Delivers Emergency Humanitarian Aid WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Over 50,000 Black African Southern Sudanese, mainly Christians, fled their homes in the borderlands between Northern and Southern Sudan on the 29th and 30th of December, according to government officials in Southern Sudan. The immediate cause was fierce fighting between Khartoum-backed Baggara Arab militias and… Read more »