Media Availability: Alapayo Manyang Kuctiel
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WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /Christian Newswire/ -- The 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement between north and south Sudan ended more than two decades of war between the Sudan People's Liberation Army in the south and the forces of the Sudanese government in the north. Wednesday, January 9 is the third anniversary of the signing of this Agreement.
Who: Rt. Rev. Alapayo Manyang Kuctiel,
Episcopal Bishop of the Sudan
Where: Institute on Religion and Democracy
When: January 8-11
What: Bishop Alapayo wants to speak out on the violence that continues in the Sudan and the violations of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that happen regularly.
How: Call to schedule an interview.
Special Note: Bishop Alapayo was the first Sudanese contact for Senator Danforth upon his arrival in the Sudan serving as President Bush's envoy for peace in the Sudan.
The Institute on Religion and Democracy, founded in 1981, is an ecumenical alliance of U.S. Christians working to reform their churches' social witness, in accord with biblical and historic Christian teachings, thereby contributing to the renewal of democratic society at home and abroad.