NAACP denounces slavery in Sudan

July 12, 1996|By SUN STAFF REPORT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, holding its 87th annual convention here, condemned slavery in Sudan and called on the Organization of African States to agree to a plan to abolish slavery in Sudan.

The resolution passed by the group also supported "economic sanctions and sanctions on military assistance or arms transfers to the government of any foreign country that participates, or is otherwise involved, in the establishment or conduct of slavery originating from Sudan."

Pub Date: 7/12/96

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