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Darfur Rebel Leader to Visit Portland Saturday

 

As Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, wraps up a rare visit to war-torn Darfur -- where he is accused by the international community of being an accomplice in ethnic cleansing and genocide there -- a leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement will visit Portland on Saturday to speak about the situation in that region, where close to 300000 have died.

Abdul Wahid Mohammed Nur will speak in Portland at 6pm on Saturday, July 26, at the Root Cellar (94 Washington Avenue), “about the current situation in Darfur and the state of the movement for peace and justice in one of Africa's most repressive regimes,” according to an email distributed by local peace activst Wells Staley-Mays. Nur has has been an outspoken activist and an occasionally obstinate party to peace talks.

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