SUDAN WATCH: U.S. Catholic Worker Team: Darfur-related trial in Washington DC May 25, 2005

Sunday, April 17, 2005

U.S. Catholic Worker Team: Darfur-related trial in Washington DC May 25, 2005

On February 4, 2005, seven Americans were arrested for blocking the entrance to the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C., to protest the ongoing genocide in the Sudanese region of Darfur.

Their trial begins 9 am, May 25, 2005 at Superior Court, Room 120, 400 Indiana Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

Ken Hannaford-Ricardi is arrested at the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C., February 2, 2005.
Photo: Ken Hannaford-Ricardi is arrested at the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C., February 2, 2005.

Here is a copy of Jim Moore's post April 17 at http://passionofthepresent.org [sorry, unable to hyperlink to post]:

VERY VERY IMPORTANT: Darfur-related trial in DC May 25

Catholic Worker Team in Darfur, Sudan

From: Mike Benedetti
Date: April 16, 2005 12:01:02 PM EDT
To: passionofthepresent@yahoo.com
Subject: Darfur-related trial in DC May 25
Reply-To: Mike Benedetti

On Dec 23 you ran an article about some Catholic Workers visiting Darfur. Thought you might be interested that they were arrested for civil disobedience at the Sudanese embassy in February, and are preparing for a trial in late May. For more info, see: http://www.pieandcoffee.org/category/darfur/

Mike Benedetti

This is call to those in the Passion of the Present community: if you feel called to help on this issue, it would be appreciated. Let us know at passionofthepresent@yahoo.com if you'd like to help.

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