A paper presented by Suleiman Musa Rahhal at the Panel Discussion on “The Sudanese War and The Nuba people” held at Woodrow Wilson Centre for Scholars, Washington DC, USA on 28 February 2003.

Distinguish Guests

Ladies and Gentlemen    

It is a great privilege to address this assembly on behalf of the Nuba people of Sudan, one of the most downtrodden and invisible people of the world today. Mr. Chairman, if you allow me, I would like to thank Woodrow Wilson Centre for organizing this important meeting on “The Sudanese War and The Nuba people”. I would also like to pay tribute to the United States Government, in particular to Senator John Danforth for his relentless efforts to end the long conflict of the Sudan and also for achieving ‘cease-fire agreement’ for the Nuba Mountains.

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