Simon Deng, a former slave from Southern Sudan at Stanford
Posted by challahbackgirl on February 6, 2008
Upcoming event at Stanford. On February 12th at 7pm, Simon Deng, a former slave from Southern Sudan, will be speaking on campus. Mr. Deng was kidnapped as a child by Arabs from Northern Sudan and forced into slavery. He escaped years later and now he devotes his time and energy to raising awareness about the ongoing problems of slavery and genocide in Darfur and Sudan.
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The event is being sponsored by Students for an Open Society (SOS), Students Taking Action Now: Darfur (STAND), Amnesty International, ASSU Speakers Bureau, the Department for African and African American Studies, and the Center for African Studies.
When: February 12, 2008 at 7pm
Where: Cubberly Auditorium, Stanford University
Admission: Free! and open to the public