Disturbing news about more violence in “disputed areas” lying between Sudan and South Sudan are becoming more frequent and foreboding.
“Since May, the government of Sudan has used indiscriminate and disproportionate force, including campaigns to bombard civilians, in the three border areas of Abyei, South Kordofan, and Blue Nile State,” said Enough Project Executive Director John C. Bradshaw. “This irrefutable, visual evidence of massive military operations in Blue Nile State provides a human security warning to civilians in Kurmuk and the surrounding area.” Read the Washington Post article
I repeat my request that you continue in prayer and advocacy for our brothers and sisters in South Sudan.
For further reflection to inspire prayer and action
- A Voice of America article dated 9/23/2011
- The Presiding Bishop’s request for a Season of Prayer
- The Letter of the Rector of Trinity Wall Street urging prayer and advocacy
- Search this blog for “Sudan” to discover even more information (the search box is just under the word Desert in the upper right hand corner of the blog)