Clooney to Obama: Stop a Genocide Before it is Too Late

October 25, 2010


Earlier this month actor George Clooney met with President Obama at the White House to urge him to prevent bloodshed in Sudan in advance of the controversial referendum planned for January 9 in which the mostly Christian South is predicted to...

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The Original Darfur

October 7, 2010


Escaped slave and human rights champion Simon Deng arrived in Washington D.C. today, leading a group of several dozen determined activists who walked with him 300 miles from the United Nations in New York to the Capitol building to raise...

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Escaped South Sudanese Slave, Human Rights Leader Simon Deng to Prez Obama: “We Can’t Wait!”

September 16, 2010


Human rights leader Simon Deng, a former Sudanese national swimming champion and escaped slave, has launched his 250-mile freedom walk from the United Nations to Washington D.C. this week to gain U.S. support for the independence of South...

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Sudan’s Extermination of Christians: an Interview With Simon Deng

August 31, 2009

From Center For Security Policy



As a child, American human rights activist Simon Deng survived brutal enslavement by Islamists and witnessed their destruction of his village in Sudan.

Today, at 50, Deng is an American citizen and one of the leading advocates for the...

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Simon Deng Speaks Out About Persecution of Sudan’s Christians

August 29, 2009

Today the Center for Security Policy web site features the first segment of my interview with American human rights activist Simon Deng.

While many people are familiar with the fact that Sudan’s Islamist government provided...

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Evidently Genocide is Not Enough

March 9, 2009

Evidently masterminding genocide — or at least allegedly doing so — is not sufficiently evil for Sudanese President Omar al Bashir. Last week he decided to kick out of Sudan 13 NGOs, including Doctors without Borders, Save the...

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Former Lost Boy of Sudan to Carry American Flag in 2008 Beijing Olympic Opening Ceremony

August 8, 2008

If you’re watching this year’s 2008 Olympic Games (NBC will broadcast from Beijing starting Friday August 8 at 7:30), be sure to look out for former Sudanese refugee and “lost boy” Lopez Lamong. A Southern Sudanese Christian who as a...

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The Virtue in Islam Today

March 11, 2008

Tonight I was proud of New York University, my grad school alma mater. Irshad Manji, the gutsy and eloquent author of “The Trouble With Islam Today,” is getting behind something new – The Moral Courage Project at NYU’s...

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Israel’s Christian Sudanese Friends

January 2, 2008

Yesterday Israel’s Ma’ariv carried my opinion piece on the Christian Sudanese refugees in Israel. It was translated into Hebrew, but I have pasted the English version below.

Also, today The New York Sun carries the tragic news from Khartoum...

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Israel’s Sudanese Friends

January 1, 2008

From Ma'ariv


Reprinted from Ma’ariv January 1, 2008

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told the Knesset recently that while he would like to grant asylum to 489 Muslim refugees from Sudan’s Darfur region to protect them from genocide, he is inclined to send...

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