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KC Sudanese go to Darfur rally in DC

By Delores Jones

Kansas City, Missouri – Mohammed Suliman and Thereza Bol both live in Kansas City. Mohammed is Muslim. Thereza is Christian. They traveled to Washington D.C. for the April 30th rally and are working together to raise awareness about the situation in Darfur, Sudan. In Darfur, a radical Muslim regime and it's surrogate militia are commiting genocide on the residents of Darfur,in Sudan.
Mohammed and Thereza share their individual stories of fleeing Sudan's civil war between Muslims in the north and Christians in the south. Also, they try to explain the complex history of the confict and give some insight into how the tragedy in Darfur evolved. Finally, they appeal for greater understanding and involvement on the part of the U.S. and international community,and show that as a Christian and a Muslim, they are commited to working together toward peace and reconciliation.

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