Category Archives: Persecution Stories

Help for the Nuba

Help for the Nuba

Since June 2011, the Nuba people who inhabit the mountainous region of Southern Kordofan, Sudan, have been under seige. It’s not a civil war between opposing tribes, nor is it merely a “power struggle” between rival factions battling for supremacy. It’s a terror campaign against an indigenous African Nuba population who have lived in the hills [...]

Two Years In – Remember the Nuba!

Two Years In – Remember the Nuba!

By Brad Phillips June marked the second year anniversary of Khartoum’s genocidal war against its own people in the Nuba Mountains of Southern Kordofan – Sudan. After stealing the election for Governor of Southern Kordofan State, the terrorist NCP regime in Khartoum tried to illegally disarm their political rivals in violation of the CPA’s security [...]

Prayer on the Mountain

Prayer on the Mountain

By Brad Phillips My Thanksgiving holiday was celebrated rather quickly here in Nairobi with my family because within a few days I was headed back up into Sudan. Destination: The war-torn Nuba mountain region. This area has been under siege since the SAF forces and NCP militants began carrying out Bashir’s instruction to “clean up [...]

Update – War in South Kordofan

Update – War in South Kordofan

By Ryan Boyett, CEO Eyes and Ears Nuba   Editor’s Note: Ryan Boyette is an American Christian living and working in the Nuba Mountains. His first-hand accounts have been instrumental in showcasing the brutality of Omar al-Bashir’s NCP regime in Khartoum. In the October edition of the Africa Messenger, we featured a recent update from Ryan [...]

Jaac Bombed

Jaac Bombed

By Brad Phillips I write these lines from Juba, the capital of South Sudan. I just completed a trip to the refugee community of Yida, which is located just south of the Nuba Mountains border. More than 60,000 Nuba have fled to Yida to escape the humanitarian crisis created by the bombing campaign of dictator [...]

Ministry Update: Yida Refugee Camp

Ministry Update: Yida Refugee Camp

By Brad Phillips On August 4th, 2011, I sat before a Congress on Capitol Hill and warned of an impending humanitarian crisis in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan if the international community did not quickly act to end the indiscriminate bombing of civilian targets by the Sudan Air Force.    My testimony was based on [...]

Church in Khartoum Destroyed

Church in Khartoum Destroyed

PPF received the following information from a ministry partner in North Sudan. The name of the individual and his/her organization has been withheld to protect their identity. Below we have posted the e-mail in its entirety as it was written. “No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is [...]

Sudan Threatens to Arrest Church Leaders

Sudan Threatens to Arrest Church Leaders

Omar al-Bashir’s government launches a new campaign to further crack down on evangelistic and church activities in Sudan, as part of a calculated move towards stricter enforcement of Islamic sharia law. Read the full article at http://www.christianpost.com/news/sudan-threatens-to-arrest-church-leaders-67479/

Bashir Sacks SPLM Governor and Launches War in Blue Nile State

Bashir Sacks SPLM Governor and Launches War in Blue Nile State

On the evening of September 1, 2011, around midnight, the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) attacked the residence of Blue Nile State Governor Malik Agar. This initial attack was quickly followed by a full scale invasion and aerial bombardment of multiple locations in Blue Nile State. The result is yet another NCP-manufactured humanitarian crisis in the Blue [...]

Emergency Meeting of House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa: Current Crisis in Nuba Mountains

Emergency Meeting of House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa: Current Crisis in Nuba Mountains

On August 4th, 2011, the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa held an emergency meeting to discuss the ongoing attacks by the Khartoum government against the people living in the Nuba Mountains of Southern Kordofan, North Sudan. Persecution Project Foundation President, Brad Phillips, was a key witness in providing testimony of the atrocities being committed [...]