The Institute on Religion and Democracy and the Center for Religious Freedom of Hudson Institute recently held a second symposium on Sudan. The discussion centered on the continuation of violence in Sudan and the continued violations of the now two-year-old Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) by the National Congress Party- Hudson Institute
Bishop Alapayo Manyang Kuctiel
Alapayo Manyang Kuctiel is Bishop of Rumbek, Episcopal Church of Sudan.
Faith McDonnell has been at IRD since 1993. As director of the Religious Liberty Program and the Church Alliance for a New Sudan (CANS), she writes frequently and speaks widely on the subject of the persecuted church to church and civic groups. Faith has co-organized rallies in support of persecuted Christians in Sudan in front of the White House, the Canadian Embassy, and the Sudanese Embassy, has drafted legislation on religious persecution for the Episcopal Church and for both houses of the United States Congress, and coordinated a ten-day vigil for Sudan outside the U.S. State Department.
Jimmy Mulla is the President of the Southern Sudanese Voice for Freedom.
An international human-rights lawyer for twenty-five years, Nina Shea joined Hudson Institute as a senior fellow in November 2006, where she directs the Center for Religious Freedom.
For the ten years prior to joining Hudson, Shea worked at Freedom House, where she directed the Center for Religious Freedom, an entity which she had helped found in 1986 as the Puebla Institute.
Since 1999, Shea has served as a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, where she is currently vice chair. She has been appointed as a U.S. delegate to the United Nation's main human rights body by both Republican and Democratic administrations.
Roger Winter is Former Special Representative of the Deputy Secretary of State for Sudan.
Amin Ismail Zakaria
Amin Ismail Zakaria is the Secretary General of the Nuba Mountains Association.
Amin Ismail Zakaria discusses how the movement building in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan needs to gain global attention in order for the Sudanese people to protect the validity of the upcoming democratic elections.