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ISNA Peace Mission to Sudan Meets with Sudanese Civic Organizations

 

The American Muslim Peace Mission to Sudan met with
various Sudanese Civic organizations including International Popular
Friendship Council, Islamic Call Organization and other organizations. The
meetings included members of the Sudanese Catholic Church, Sudanese
Episcopal Church and Sudanese Pentecostal Church.

The American Muslim Peace Delegation is a delegation organized by the
Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) of American Muslim leaders to
investigate the issue of Darfur and look at ways that they can assist in
achieving peace in the region. The delegation also seeks to look at
opportunities for American Muslims to assist with the humanitarian
crisis. ISNA was assisted by the US State Department in planning this
delegation.

The delegation includes:
1. Shaikh Muhammad Nur Abdullah, President, Islamic Society of North America
2. Senator Larry Shaw, North Carolina Senate
3. Representative Yaphett Al-Amine, Missouri State Legislature
4. Councilman Patrice Abdullah, Indianapolis City Council
5. Imam Furqan Muhammad, Representative of W.D. Muhammad
6. Dr Talal Sunbulli, Council of Islamic Organization of Greater Chicago
7. Imam Johari, Chairman, Majlis Ash-Shura of Islamic Organization of
Greater Washington DC
8. Imam Khalid Gregg, Imam and Journalist
9. Talib Al-Amine, Assistant to Representative Al-Amine
10. Shariq Siddiqui, Director of Special Projects

ISNA calls upon Sudanese President Omar el-Bashir to ensure the safety and
security of all Sudanese citizens. ISNA also calls upon all parties of the
conflict to cease the violence and put an end to the violence.

The delegation will issue a formal report of its findings on their return
to the United States.

 

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