232 Sudanese Slaves Liberated
CSI Urges President Obama to Help Stamp out Slavery in
Interviews with all 232 slaves conducted by CSI representatives reveal a clear pattern of physical and psychological abuse. The liberated slaves reported having been subjected to beatings, death threats, rape, female genital mutilation, forced conversion to Islam, racial and religious insults and work without pay. Some slaves reported witnessing the execution of fellow captives.
Among the interviewed slaves were:
Peter Akot Dut Hol – 19 year-old Christian: Enslaved, Islamized, Father Murdered, Mutilated and Terrorized.
Majok Kon Maliith – 17 year-old: Enslaved, Islamized, Terrorized, Beaten, and Blinded in one Eye.
Writing today to President
Dr. Eibner furthermore urged President Obama to “revive America’s commitment to act energetically for the eradication of slavery in
Slavery persists in
An estimated 35,000 Black Africans from the Dinka tribe remain enslaved today, according to a member of the Government of
SOURCE Christian Solidarity International (CSI)