Category: Sudan


President Kiir Recalls Enslavement of Southern Sudanese

CSI Facilitates Liberation of 404 Slaves JUBA, Sudan and WASHINGTON, July 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, President Salva Kiir Mayardit of the new Republic of South Sudan, recalled in his inaugural address that the Southern Sudanese had been subjected to slavery during the late North-South civil war (1983-2005). “We have been maimed, enslaved and treated… Read more »

Dr. Eibner Testifies Before Congress on Slavery in Sudan

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Dr. John Eibner, CEO of Christian Solidarity International (CSI-USA), urged Congressional lawmakers on Thursday to work for the eradication of slavery in Sudan. In testimony before a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights, chaired by Congressmen Chris Smith (R-NJ), Eibner said that Sudanese government… Read more »

Eibner, Jacobs: Will Freedom Come for Sudan’s Slaves?

As the South votes to become independent, tens of thousands remain enslaved. By John Eibner & Charles Jacobs Wall Street Journal Juba, Sudan/ On Jan. 9, the people of South Sudan began their week-long referendum to decide whether to separate from the Arab-Muslim North and form an independent country. But Achol Yum Deng didn’t vote…. Read more »

603 Southern Sudanese Slaves Liberated

Bashir Dissolves Anti-Slavery Committee AWEIL, Sudan and WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Christian Solidarity International (CSI) has facilitated the freedom of 603 Southern Sudanese slaves in a pre-Christmas slave liberation action. Most of the slaves were captured by Baggara Arab militias in the service of the Government of Sudan during its jihad against the… 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 »