John Eibner

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John Eibner,

Biography from Benador Associates: "Director of Human Rights, Christian Solidarity International (CSI), is one of the pre-eminent anti-slavery campaigners of modern times. He, together with his colleagues, has traveled deep in to Sudan over 30 times since 1995 to document the continuing slave trade in Sudan, and have freed over 56,000 Christian and animist slaves who have been captured and placed in bondage.

"Eibner has served as CSI's main representatives at the United Nations, Geneva. He has appeared before the US House of Representatives, Sub-Committee on Africa, the Congressional Human Rights Caucus, and the UN Commission on Human Rights. In this role as advocate, Eibner has testified on behalf of the Sudanese slaves and other victims of the National Islamic Front's jihad (Islamic Holy War) against the country's black African Christians and other minority groups. He has frequently briefed senior policy makers at the White House and State Department.

"From 1986 to 1990, Eibner was on the research staff of Keston College. Since taking up his post at CSI in 1990, Eibner has written on human rights issues in The Times, The International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal Europe, Toronto Globe and Mail, Religion in Communist Lands, Keston News Service, The Tablet, The Month, Frontier, and The Catholic Herald.

"Eibner graduated from Barrington College, in R.I., with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. He went on to receive his Master of Arts degree in history at University of London, in 1978.

"Eibner is a board member of the American Anti-Slavery Group and is a member of the Institute of Historical Research, University of London." [1]

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