Simon Speaking Passionately

Sudan Freedom Walk route

10:30 A.M. the march got underway from the grounds of

Temple University.

This statue of Ben Franklin and his printing press is located between City Hall and

the Philadelphia Inquirer (newspaper) building. Simon Deng and the marchers

passed right in front of the newpaper building's doors and apparently everyone in

that organization is made of bronze like the statue, because not one of them could

lift a foot to cover this march or the speeches that followed. To the Philadelphia

Inquirer it was as if this never happened. They are too busy writing fluff pieces about

murderers from Hamas and the humilation of checkpoints, to concern themselves

with genocide on a massive scale in the Sudan.

Many of the rally's participants were amazed to learn that slavery was legal in

Saudi Arabia until 1962. Within a decade of America's Civil War, the

Ottomans had banned slavery and dhimmitude throughout the Empire. Just

as in the U.S. it was the South, i.e. Arabia, wihch rose up and fought a civil

war against Istanbul, in the same way that the American south went to war

against Abraham Lincoln's governement. Tragically, in the Ottoman civiil war,

the southern slavers (ARABS) won. The Ottoman Empire dropped its

demands for emancipation in Arabia. Yes, the slave masters won the right to

hold slaves, and that right was only abolished in Saudi Arabia in 1962.

Sudan's Arab colonizers have never given up their right to hold and traffic in


Sudan Freedom Walk


See Simon on Youtube, speaking about his

experiences as a slave, then later a political

activist working to help the Sudanese people.

"The world ignored the problems in southern

Sudan for so long because...the government of

Sudan is waging...jihad against the infidels (the

black Christians), the world doesn't want to be

accused of being intolerant anti-islam. Since

the victims are Christians and black Africans,

the world doesn't care."

Read the transcript of a speech Simon gave

last year in Geneva


Monica, standing on the left, is Simon's wife, also from southern Sudan. Eva, on his

right, is an American supporter.


The tribal scars across Simon's forehead are traditional for men from the Shilluk tribe.

When Simon was a child slave, he happened to see a man with these tribal scars, and

knew the man must be from his village. He asked that man for help, and that is how he

escaped. Read more about Simon Deng here


A former slave from Southern Sudan, Karlo now lives in Lakewood, Colorado, where he

is a Christian pastor. While most of the American media seemed to be unaware, or

uninterested, in the event, RAI, the Italian cable channel, was there and interviewed

some of the speakers.  Thank you, Signor Berlusconi.


The U.N. turned its back on Darfur the speakers and marchers turn their backs to

the U.N. Simon Deng said in the interview linked to at the top of this post: "You think

the U.N. is going to help anyone? Go ask those skeleton bones in Rwanda: 'do you

believe the U.N.?"


Slavery and Genocide are U.N.ACCEPTABLE, that is to say that the United Nations

turns a blind eye on the problems it was created to prevent and solve, as it did in

Rwanda, Bosnia, and countless other tragic regions.


On March 23, Simon Deng set out from the campus of Temple University in Philadelphia

with a large contingent of enthusiastic freedom walkers. Signs: NEVER AGAIN




Prayer for Freedom: The head of Temple U's NAACP chapter, Chantay Thompson, leads

a prayer for freedom


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