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General News from the Persecution Project Foundation

Partners in “Crime”

Partners in “Crime”

By Brad Phillips Southern Kordofan State, a.k.a. “the Nuba mountains,” has been described in the historic 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) as one of “three contested areas” in Sudan – the others being Abyei and Blue Nile State. For decades, the residents of the “three areas” have been isolated and marginalized by Khartoum. There are […]

“Criminals” According to the Government of Sudan

“Criminals” According to the Government of Sudan

A Rock for “Little Omar”

A Rock for “Little Omar”

Little Omar is a 3-year-old boy who lives in a cave in the Nuba mountains. A few days ago, an Antonov bomber visited his community, and now, Omar has no mother. Omar is from the Kwaliib community. The Kwaliib are one of 50 indigenous Nuba tribes, but they are exceptional for many reasons. For instance, […]

As They Lay Sleeping

As They Lay Sleeping

Um Serdiba is a Nuba community within shelling range of Sudan Armed Forces’ (SAF) artillery in the nearby garrison city of Kadugli. But Um Serdiba is not a military target. It is the home of several thousand Nuba IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons). Last week, SAF artillery shells killed three Nuba children as they lay sleeping […]

Loving Our Enemies

Loving Our Enemies

By Brad Phillips “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecuted you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For He makes His sun rise on the […]

Standing firm in the Nuba Mountains…

Standing firm in the Nuba Mountains…

Thank you, Congressman Wolf

Thank you, Congressman Wolf

Brad Phillips The first time I met Frank Wolf was in Northern Virginia at a campaign fundraiser featuring the famous Roy Rogers. I was just twelve at the time, which was quite a while back! Now, after 34 years of service to his country, Congressman Wolf has retired from politics. Frank Wolf didn’t just represent […]

Urgent Prayer Needed

Urgent Prayer Needed

Our brethren in the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan need your prayers today. Please take a moment to read this important update from our friends at Nuba Reports. A massive offensive by the Islamist government forces has commenced, and government troops are now a mere 20 kilometers from the de factor “rebel” capital of Kauda. […]

A Death in the Family

A Death in the Family

Neima Abiad Idris (49) was a household name in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. The Nuba people knew her as the “Peace Singer.” Her first Christian album was entitled,¬†Faith is Essential to Achieve Our Goals. Her most recent album was a musical expression of her personal prayer and aspiration for the Nuba entitled,¬†Building Peace, Forgiveness […]

2014: Year-End Review

2014: Year-End Review

We believe that the best way to start 2015 is by thanking God for all He accomplished through your generosity in 2014. Last year was a record-breaker on many levels. But surpassing goals on paper is one thing. The most important goal is engaging in active compassion that impacts lives. And, again, thanks to you, […]