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Sudan and 9/11: The End of Illusions

September 14, 2015

Every success in U.S. Sudan policy has happened in spite of the absurdity of negotiating with a regime that operates through denials and deception. Failure – to stop genocide in Darfur, Nuba Mountains, and Blue Nile, and to speak out for the Beja and the Nubian civilization have occurred because the regime has never been held accountable for violating decades of agreements.

Dean Jones with his wife Lory in 2006. (Photo credit:

Dean Jones: When It’s All Been Said and Done, A Defender of the Persecuted

September 9, 2015

Dean’s passing into Eternity is a great loss for those who remain, but we rejoice in his Homecoming. Rest in peace, dear brother, and rise in Glory to hear the Lord’s “Well done, good and faithful servant.”

South Sudanese Christians living in the North gather to attend Christmas day celebrations at a Catholic church in the Umbada locality of Omdurman, December 25, 2013.

3 Sudanese Christian Girls Found Guilty of ‘Immoral Dress’ After Being Forced to Strip Naked in Front of Police

August 17, 2015

IRD’s Faith McDonnell says that this incident is more proof that the Khartoum government is targeting Christians and restricting religious liberty to minorities.

Bahri Church destroyed, but the Cross remains.

Khartoum Judge Decides Trial of Sudanese Pastors Will Go Forward: PLEASE PROTEST

July 3, 2015

Caring individuals must continue to raise a huge outcry against the unjust treatment of these pastors. Increase the pressure, and the prayer, NOW!


Save Sudan Pastors

June 30, 2015

I am pleased to announce the creation of a new website, Save Sudan Pastors, by our friends of Mute No More. As with efforts for Meriam Ibrahim last summer, we hope our Save Sudan Pastors advocacy will attract dozens of organizations to show solidarity.

Pastor Michael's little boy is missing his daddy.

Pastors in Prison on Father’s Day

June 21, 2015

Please pray today and make a special effort to pray every day leading up to the next hearing for the pastors on Thursday, June 25. Ask God for their speedy release so that they don’t miss any other Father’s Days or any days with their families.

T-shirt expresses the desire and hope of all those who care about the people of Sudan, including U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf. (Photo credit: T-shirt designer - Kimberly Hollingsworth)

IRD Condemns South Africa’s Failure to Arrest Indicted War Criminal President of Sudan

June 15, 2015

“It has been five years since the ICC brought charges against al-Bashir and two other Sudanese officials for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity in Darfur,” says IRD’s Faith McDonnell. “It is past time that they were sent to The Hague for judgment.”

South Sudanese pastors Yat and Yen at their trial in Khartoum.

Snookered by Sudan (When Being Innocent as a Dove is Not Enough)

June 8, 2015

The sad truth is that statements that create doubt about Sudan’s persecution and genocide – and about the regime that perpetrates it – give the U.S. government and the world community one more excuse to not act to stop it.

Life in the Nuba Mountains (Photo credit: Nuba Reports)

Four Years of Madness

June 5, 2015

Four years ago today, the Government of Sudan began a war against the people of the Nuba Mountains that is still raging. It is madness to expect the regime to stop its genocidal jihad.

Rev. Yat Michael Ruot, now in a Khartoum prison (Photo: Fox News)

Pastors from South Sudan on Trial for Their Lives in Khartoum

May 29, 2015

There must be an outcry that signals to Khartoum that fellow Christians and other concerned citizens are aware of the egregious persecution of the Revs Yat Michael Ruot and Peter Yen Reith, considered Sudan’s “marginalized people” – marginalized for both their Christian faith and their African ethnicity.

Memorial for Dr. John Garang de Mabior, the head of the SPLA/M, first President of South Sudan Regional Government. (Photo credit: Faith McDonnell0

“South Sudan: Country of Dreams” — Tonight on Al Jazeera

April 13, 2015

Tonight at 10PM ET, on Al Jazeera America, Fault Lines is broadcasting a special about South Sudan. “South Sudan: Country of Dreams” has been months in the making…I know, because I was interviewed in January.

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The Common Ground Christian Network calls American Christians to Stand Together

April 6, 2015

The Common Ground Christian Network calls American Christians to stand together as their religious liberties are threatened and as others face persecution across the globe. “The backlash to proposed religious freedom laws in Indiana, Arkansas…