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Washington DC Panel Talk – South Sudan Voice for Freedom Organization

February 11th, 2009 1 comment

Attendees Arriving - Panel Talk Luncheon at Hedref Publications

Attendees Arriving - Panel Talk Luncheon at Hedref Publications

Danielle Goldberg, Jimmy Mulla and Richard Greenberg (Washington Jewish Week Associate Editor)

Danielle Goldberg, Jimmy Mulla and Richard Greenberg (Washington Jewish Week Associate Editor)

Southern Sudanese Voice for Freedom (SSVF), a Washington based advocacy group, presented its findings on the plight of Sudanese refugees in Israel at a panel discussion held February 11, 2009 at Heldref Publications.  Panel speakers included the following:

George H. Knerr, Jr.  Charlotte, N.C.  a volunteer who is working on the ground with Southern Sudanese in Israel.

Jimmy Mulla, President, Southern Sudanese Voice for Freedom (SSVF), Washington, D.C.-based advocacy organization

Simon Deng, a New York-Based Sudan Activist

Tally Kritzman, is a Hauser Research Scholar at New York University School of Law. Kritzman has been a part of the Refugee Rights Clinic in Tel Aviv.

Representatives from the following organizations attended the discussion: USAID, Ant-Deformation League, Institute on Religion and Democracy, Hebrew Immigration and Aids Society, Beja Congress, the RFK Center for Human Rights, Nubia Project, and the Sudanese Workers Union

Panel Speakers - (Left to Right) Danielle Goldberg, Jimmy Mulla, Tally Kritzman, Simon Deng and George Knerr (not shown)

Panel Speakers - (Left to Right) Danielle Goldberg, Jimmy Mulla, Tally Kritzman, Simon Deng and George Knerr (not shown)

Panel Talk Speakers & Guests

Panel Talk Speakers & Guests