September 15, 2013

Sudan Tribune: Sudanese bishop urges Obama to save lives in Blue Nile, Nuba Mountains

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September 15, 2013

Sudan Tribune covered the release of Bishop Andudu’s letter as part of the campaign Obama’s Stained Legacy:

September 15, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – A Sudanese bishop has written to United States President Barack Obama, calling for prompt actions to save lives of those still alive in the country’s Nuba mountains, Blue Nile and Darfur regions.

New arrivals wait in long lines for hours to register with UNHCR at the Yida refugee camp along the border with North Sudan July 3, 2012 in Yida, South Sudan. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
The letter by Rev. Andudu Adam Elnail, the bishop of Kadugli diocese, is the second in a series of calls for tough actions against the Sudanese regime.

The cleric, in his 6 September letter, also reminded world leaders not to only focus on the Syrian conflict, but pay more attention to the war in various part of Sudan.

The North African country, he said, is currently plagued by “government-sponsored crimes against humanity”, which deserves the attention of the US leader…

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