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Campaign to stop Nile Dam: CEN 3.18.08 March 18, 2008

Posted by geoconger in Church of England Newspaper, Civil Rights, Development/Economics/Govt Finances, Episcopal Church of the Sudan.
SUDANESE democracy advocates have launched a campaign in Washington to generate pressure upon the National Islamic Front government in Khartoum to stop construction of the Merowe dam at the fourth cataract of the Nile.

“After attacking Christians in Southern Sudan and their fellow Muslims in Darfur, the Khartoum government is continuing its ceaseless campaign of arabization, this time against the Nubians,” Faith McDonnell, the director of the Religious Liberty Program at Washington’s Institute on Religion and Democracy, said on March 7.

Read it all in The Church of England Newspaper’s Religious Intelligence section.

Campaign to stop Nile Dam
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