In July 2011 the newest country in the world, the Republic of South Sudan, celebrated independence. But across the new border, in the Sudanese state of South Kordofan the people are living on the frontline, trapped in a war zone and deprived of their rights to basic humanitarian aid. As warplanes bomb civilian areas and [...]
The Nuba Mountains Peace Coalition (NMPC) is led by Nuba Mountains people from diverse faiths, ethnicities, tribes, and nationalities promoting the peace, stability, and prosperity of the Nuba Mountains Region in Sudan. Philosopher Elton Trueblood said that every successful organization must have a passion, a philosophy, and a program. What are to be ours? A [...]
Your voice counts! Please put pressure on your local Congressman and Senator to do something about the conflict in Nuba. You can find your local congressmen and their contact details here: http://www.house.gov/representatives/ A similar list of senators can be found here: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm
In these video-taped remarks, President Obama sends an important and very clear message to the people of Sudan and South Sudan: conflict is not inevitable. The people of Sudan and South Sudan still have a choice, a chance to avoid being dragged back into war.
Lamees and Lubna Abdula talk about their participation in the Nuba Mountains Peace Coalition.
Paulette Cooper shares the story of how she became involved with the Nuba Mountains Peace Coalition, and her firm belief that one person can always make a difference.
Tito Elgassai shares the story of his life in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan, and discusses the current crisis and genocide taking place there.
Enough Project Co-founder John Prendergast and Policy Advisor Omer Ismail discuss the Nov. 10 2011 bombing of a refugee camp in South Sudan by Sudanese military aircraft. Ismail just returned from the region, where he heard accounts of refugees from Blue Nile State. From the Enough Project web site: http://www.enoughproject.org/
John talks with Bob and Paulette Cooper of North Texas about their work to help deliver clean water to the people of Darfur.