Darfur

Interfaith Group Urges U.N. Action on Genocide in Darfur Region

October 27, 2004

Source: Voice of America

http://www.voanews.com/english/2004-10-27-voa82.cfm

On October 27, 2004 Voice of America reported, "An interfaith group led by Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel is urging the United Nations to do more to highlight the unfolding human tragedy in Sudan's Darfur region. A coalition of Christian, Muslim and Jewish representatives went to see U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan Wednesday to ask for a daily accounting of the death toll in Darfur. One member of...

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American Jews Speak Out in Defense of Black Muslims in Sudan

July 12, 2004

Source: Cleveland Jewish News/Jewish Telegraphic Agency

http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/articles/2004/07/08/news/world/dsudan0709.txt

On July 12, 2004 the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported, "It seems the phrase 'never again' isn't just for the Holocaust anymore. In recent weeks, Jewish groups have stepped up their efforts to stop the government-sponsored killing of tens of thousands of black Muslims in Sudan. The efforts have come as...

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Evangelical Missionaries Provide Aid Through Relief Groups

May 28, 2004

Source: PBS

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/week739/feature.html

On May 28, 2004 PBS program Religion and Ethics Newsweekly ran a feature story on the work of evangelical Christian missionaries in the Sudan: "[H]uman rights activists demonstrated in front of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington. Representatives from the U.S. Episcopal Church, Amnesty International, and others protested ongoing human rights violations in Sudan. Last week,...

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Inter-Religious Committee Formed to Deal With Conflicts

March 29, 2004

Source: AllAfrica.com

http://allafrica.com/stories/200403291128.html

On March 29, 2004 AllAfrica.com posted a Catholic Information Service for Africa article that reported, "An inter-religious committee to foster dialogue between the different religions in Sudan was formed on Thursday, March 25, 2004. The committee, constituted in the warring south, has the duty to ensure that the tribal conflict there does not degenerate into a religious one. Speaking during the...

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Concerns About Cultural Conflict Persist Despite Proposed Peace Deal

March 22, 2004

Source: NCM

http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=6d1085738ef5bccfe04695f34ec369ed

On March 22, 2004 NCM reported, "Warring parties in oil-rich Sudan -- long branded a supporter of terror by the United States and even a temporary home base for Osama bin Laden -- may soon stop fighting. Tempted by promises of development assistance and investment, they're trying to finalize a deal in wavering peace talks in...

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With End to Civil War in Sight, Religious Tolerance a Key Issue for Future

January 28, 2004

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0128/p06s01-woaf.html

On January 28, 2004 The Christian Science Monitor reported, "[A]n end to Sudan's 20-year civil war - between mostly Muslim northerners and Christian and traditional southerners - is in sight. Conciliation is in the air. Officials appear to be moderating their religious policies. Now the test is whether Sudan can morph from an ethno-religious killing ground into a modern melting pot...

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Pope Advises Catholics in Sudan to Uphold Religious Pluralism

December 15, 2003

Source: Zenit News Agency

http://www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=46236

On December 15, 2003 Zenit News Agency reported, "John Paul II urged Sudan's bishops and Catholic faithful to make their contribution and respond to their country's urgent social needs. The Pope encouraged the Church's growth in the war-torn country when he received the Sudanese Catholic bishops in audience today, at the end of their five-yearly visit to Rome...'A tentative opening on...

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