. ,-.‘ r /yi-!i :
-- A Lessom-ftW'Itin- USSR and. the Multitude
for.$1ave Or , „;._Regrettable Crisis iti- -Zionism
.. ..... ., .
To Blacks and Liberal Arabs: .. Beware
imiiii..federitien!,g:lniRithin*nrCaliintitj Whielti Election Method
. , Of 'Sudan:Masao:ire . -
Sudan is on the bandwagon-4n an alliance with the _ARib Itotentaiefi .: ' - - : ZiOniif dtificultieinrenerietin enough, without adding internal
;iititilbkleir- 10 the liber ,.,
against Israel i
l'e:W.that :the -Anteritan.7 #Onist
. _ .- Federation
- - ' - - . -- - - — - >,; -: - -W ien cniernent's.:
donf -- with
Most of the attention that was given the -Ruda
Sudanese in recent _weeks its ..proposals .'formaikbaloting for the delegates to the nett World -zioinst,; uongress.,
was based on itspradeeution_ of comouniats. Egypt. bas more-to Wert7- - ., .... - - One would - Waging. that Monism :mas:- ad * B
Os' Or .V1.1=OrT,' GE -Or'. Other; corPOra';
about that than :even the - Krendia7-becaine, Sadat's alliance_with Sudan . t wits that mitui- a.atoothaiders,- vattat hy .sisil, As . .4:9204.4,4.- 44 1.00: e
not only embarrasses . the Elaptiani'.aims suppliers, but . also Creates' ,
new rifts in Arab - USSR *alliances.
. ' -
- - .
. - . . * ' . iri.'ami'edited ' balloe-liceeli;:ivaa- r*laeite4- by- a
. -er 7,.1 nci
-i, tilt. ta be - :igtiorett' . - : -
But what is especially surprising in the -Sudanese situation is th at eration,"the.positiOt0I- Vie
the persecution and Mass murder of Blacks in the Sudan_ls so Cam- .
.h!tili0;pttt f c
.,...tilig:n n ews reltie re(gmal
intil taek.t;4.1:4.;. -.
.. :' ' -1,
pletely ignored in ninn ranks, especially among the ,Pmithers,„ Black De nationwide -balloting 4 - Wh
Muslims and others
term "dent ' tie accredited to the new plan., It is necessary to study
The following brief quotation - from 'an .-artiele in the Toronto 7 .stand the met:pit)* of the new idea. It assures a- minimum of - three delegates , t0;eaaver-fillet..,
Telegrazn defines the situation ,.in the Sudan: • ,, . ,• _ _ ..,--.., . - ., , -:.--=. •f ed. group, and. when:it providenfor Bnai Zion and the American, Jewish3Leagueequalitivith--
'The struggle- of Negroes again:la-Arabi- in Me'
a , _._
ss 7--the ZOA, and; other large -adults; the entire Scheme becomes n fiasco The American 4ewish
,„...., a '-
predated half- a million black. casualties. the
' , League may have' a few' hundred members, it :does.not 'even have 4 national office; yet , it .
says a million) and disposses sed manY..mOre : "01'4'
: ..- In an-attempt - -
lez ( ; -
to subjugate the southern re gion,- .itive Slidatese army . burned . ' 1: - s. - .1-
tb d:-e ni nakss
heeP al.s ents
c . :u.11. 1: acceptap* -'*fro
.. 1-6110 -
scores of villages, held hundreds. of 'women. as . .concabines, enlisted,
the population of forced labor squads and .seat Southern politiciana- , CT atie stale, yet itIambles, with a -Spetulitive.: election -method in spite aUopppsition t om: a
tailed In the north:" ,
. . , ,verrIO . 'dahleinetnbei of the .I ederaledrni
.in 4; ecoiziettn ZionisttrVesia po
' The tragedy of Ihe Sudanese Blacks •bas not -been a .seciet: There. .plan : that -sounds unsavory and it,
have been exposes - of the existing : conditions : and two years ago the - the :monist, Congress - ;and it may also affect the latter..
Congressional Record _carried reports on the horrors that - are - being 1
continued. During"November 1970,:" War: Here, Arabi May Murder MIG Planes•took
n : H.
An authority on the - Sudanese developments, Jams
_ • Sheldo
' and Idci_were
. bombed, - at, "Negroes.”
__,' L._____L,::___,_,..,, „„_2..,..._.
reported on his survey
survey of events and stated: . :
from - armored cars .and , L
year David Itonts : the
n _ as
me_en_= !APp.7 71115,-,n,i.oe Sa
mara . ,: has given to t he . _ g en o c i d a l . . !=
year: 1962 . 11emly . :1,, ,.: burned down; - with - 50 African:: Newsweek- ' photographer quoted
The struggle of Millioas'of black "Since
the South " i s' PPUSr.t
ne t ,
Africans in the. Sudan, to retain 000,800 Sbuth -Sudanese men, worn- : ecel'-eeS '.:'-
pd 20,' 197u,-, Arab -- troops. raided vi1. .dangerous- trip. 'Within the last: only-jroni the. presence-
their freedom.. and their. very lives en• and children have . Per •lail-
: inadvisers' _ . ,
against • genocidal • oppression by either through ..deprivation, :famine lag s. near Mogiri-murdering five :two or three -months, a Norwegian' Planes
. . .
an Arab government, is one of the and disease, or they -.have: been People, '• bid primarily -concerned, to - television team also -visited the -Juba, twit, i!lso.
" .,- .. Make sure that the .settiements • -region.: Among the.. "shocking"- propaganda-.intended kir :
great tragedies of our times,
In the Southern Sudan, this con- "AbOut :300,000 others ' li v e . as ..,.
flict .has already led to violent refugees .in the neighboring couti- forced into ilight.,FOrneontMuous - returned. were pictures of . the 16,
-lunes the ruined church , at Bamga.
°d of 10 dirs. in„.
; .131d arrived- it •-
death for a halfmillion black peo- tries of :Uganda _ Congo,:- .Kenv a - Peri
ancl . . w
pl- widespread starvation and Ethiopia. imillhe 'Centrat'Africa -4..-'•••!ina
- ence resulting in more deaths, Republic. Those left in'South.Sudan raided
burned.. Even 'a leper - :ccdini 'fat • haatictended its attack to include castigated "the. secessionists" as
and the forctd exile
of 300 000
live equally - as ref gees ,- hiding i n ,
' inaln ar
tropical,foresta• and mountains .. , ..L o k o zi dal - was destroyedand: %dissident religious- and ethnic -."a gang of erim
-men, women and children.
. lie crime of genocide has. been th mm' ton sick bi. '-encaPe . into 'th e .: groups among the Moslems them- and called them . "tools
There is a sickening parallel to
'---' .*. - selves. The Ansar followers ofsu
ofthe of the iniro
. ,T=.:,. --
Hit er's campaign of extermination committedrand is behig comaifttee* est '''Yere. ' l e11-1 - -' '
' of the Africans who sin-- 3fandi were the victims
agai st the Jews of Germany,. a against 4,000,000_ people , of South • . 31any.
generation age V et, the story is
-- a a. aad:.heeatwe away, were. deported- to forced la- at least 1,200 of these opponents ante,` particularly in the mitt
mostly untold in the outside world, cauuse theyare•
.,_where , the
and the- terrible facts have barely . they do not
e stab l s h- a
were mercilessly destroyed, [matte- - .e
commenced to make an impression religion of the North.
The details of the struggle are As an '
ide of PlaiMeeter-- in fighting et Abs.
upon the conscience of humanity.
_ -,- °U
The huge Sudan lies just south
__ fact shOuld
of Egypt. In area it is Africa's •
The Khart oum_ .teatiae.., i c6,- ,1 . - ..aoteseorder,. whow--00.4obt 23, : have taken Fe ancian p
_ have 4e
largest nation. -Arabized Moslems p
cutions d mass murders. One of ;the .most:
living in the northern section con: equ ipment frcm Egypt an d.
I p ee L se ers, Roy gill,• who
the people 'engaged:in
stitute only a minority of -the popu-
who, are ...engaged. is
b ir t h day, to
challenged th ese
the village o ureh,: ,.Aa _an „Alt.': on his
-f support. from .
lation, but they control the left- and':
with Arab, -states, Sent- intO.- -.jglicaii:Prieit reported: the. :next--; the figh W t :on
tragedy ink iecht he idoisaff
leaning dictatorial government, the South. art army; that jaw:Antal, ; events, 28 of these - uritarhatates lie warne d of
headquartered . in Khartoum. The
. sewhsre,, ,akked
black African majority find them- 25,000, with headquarters et .the were caught -retied together :Inside to liberals who are ,fightin racism: el
regional capital, Juba: Sophisti-: the church, and machine-ganned.
concentrated in the the
three cated arms, including MIG planes, Then ; the "building -- -tvas burned • . th.e * y
,, :Arabs' eater- ..
continue to urge Negro Anzericani: to:_belnithe
were supplied by the Soviets; and down, While' the- -.Arab-:soldiers- .
minate. Israel?" - -
- ' .. •
--;:: - - - __.- , .
southern provinces, where an or-
- advisers are - reported in jeered:: "We shall' kill you and - .: Perhaps the Kremlin also can he involved :in Mich: as challenge. :
' ganizei popular movement :.has Soviet
Julia. - Fin nces came from' outside; your God will "not tome fired save
been struggling for 15 years to gain including an initial gift
of s5, - you."
,_ - ,,
Khartoum and Cairo, is there a possibility of
political and civil rights. - '
_ a, ,
oil-rich- sheikdom In an earlier Ulasseice at the and anti-Zionist. attitudes from CommunistaT..:•,, a , . - ehangnlin
From the very beginning of of-Kuwait.'
town of -Wan the victiznic Were 76
• .. •
Sudanese independence the black - The southern inhabitants, un- ' persons - attending a - :'tiOtible - wed-
Africans have been restive under . wining to submit, armed them- ding. The - killing ler'•thia - •BrouP " Even Rabbis Can Be Basal
Khartoum rule, because the
they re- selves With left-over weapons meant the destruction ,: of atost„Of - .There is"nothing more aggraaating than-
a maid joie, many a Story
member lon g centuries of
ve brought In from the Congo, with ,the educated (and :Chri
trade, . during which the Arabs captured equipment, or with an; 'ership of the town. • .
- ' '
e the rincipal
dealers in hu- cient tribal spears. Here are some
a•:•thoeght to their
not our people
man merchandise .
- • incidents from the. unequal • con- horror can only be aliplained as:. :
It is annoying-when a rabbi will tell an audience: on an imPortant •
Moreover, the Africans in the test: -
. program: that . the differenie between Reform,:._4;.30110eiVativ.ei -and
South are of a different culture and In 1965, following the arrival of pa
th; ' TV
Jews' is one lattek--*the - freedom -tw- -Park withemt---public
religion-Christian, in the towns the first major
from 'Char' native
had-. Previ 7 . notice , when
and cities, and pagan in the coun- toum, 1,400 people were,massacred
driving to Reform or
tryside. There are also economic in Juba At the town of ,Torit, 150 .. ously , -..,. ..,_;_ is the region: .„
joke --itt.ii yard game, not before a vast audience:that :needs- a defini-;
build, ton of Jewish observ-ances: And it's no longer. aktileable::1egAl sheer
factors. The South contains most _were killed. At Yei-Yambio, .450 .. It public
•in'" ---uum Pc'ner___,...
of the Sudan's water supply, and more; at KaPoeta, 87, and..tio -on. . every Place of any
1 -- '-' -
is a potentially rich agricultural Soon 'native v ill a g e ir - • were . decree
n ' that it shall size
' and o ' n ".
, 'a more definitive'response froii ..-::
be '' the
ly -- -
area. As viewed by-the
politically emptied as . their people .fled .into
in a n article
dominant- Arab , North, it is a re the jungles and marshes. Then - a.•, acceptedd .place
,_ , .
worse:: ,: eas
ship.- it areas
-also the -practice to -"de," written' for a very noteworthy Israel organ,
gion ripe for colonization.
was started against -the ..0e/opi,
.whieh.the pipu:- ,Pinhas Peli, in an article on "The Li ving
Not long after the .end
British, herds of cattle: n which the Afri-.. teflon
has been liweed.40-fieo;"
Charity," which .appeared in
el , : , : :ill
administration, the Arab govern- cans depend principallY for 'food ._
faWirect. hated his point with this insulting *WY:-..,- :
meat began an all-out campaign and livelihood. In December of . A_-„k_
....__ to the
-,,,. ..„. .. _
. rA few ieere ago
eleit.tdmeerieei I was - - told the
, 'an a
to ' destroy local institutions in the 1969, an air raid destroyed
-800 ''''''."." moving -6 `„__
r , '
amusing story about the Corporal at the -Morning parade
South, and to forcibly substitute cattle in the Ngok area'----by- that: •. Unfortunately, Pee- Plids4'-is so ''
calling off the names of thenien hi his. unit: _
Islam for other _Teligkins. Chris- tinie mostly emptied of human , far removed frOm . communication -
"Kelly!,” he shouted.
thin missionaries --231 ii om a n beings, so only .a few persons were centers, that these genocidal events
Catholic and 51 protestant-were • injured. In Januaiy 1.970, a_ raid • have -gone almost -unnoticed:1'We
' "Here"--came tile -response.
expelled. In some instances native killed 500 more cattle • in - the , have intenthinallyAncludedln- 'the` .
priests were killed outright. Mis- Nasser district, With no ` human -above ParagraPhe. the . names--of, -
sion schools-usually the only casualties; in February, at . Akobo, • 'Places that are. not:anttabe found.:
Then came the tit:11*f Private Cohen.:
source of - local. education- were 3,000 animals were killed in• a ou maPa In European_ or.'Aoler1
"Cohenr-shoited - the Comer*Wherenn
, .,,,_ ean
ordered closed. Churches were de- combined air and ground " opera= atlases- because -. nun- mini' .:10 -
ing accustomed to so many charity al6walS. 11113°M.1."
stroyed, and mosques were erected tion; and hundreds more driven • dramatize the isolation Of the area:
Journalists are forbidden -. to ; visit
at: public expense. Non-Moslem away as loot. -
" ;_- =
_., . ..
leaders were driven out, or killed. With -their major food source the South. - _To report the mass min- _ .1 . We Imow - exactly what -he Meant It's : ' 1 'to-be : a coiiiidi-
What happened next is graphi- taken away, starvation came next 'der that goes on there, . they must mint, thatiyhen. . an atpea. for funds--Ig. iinilieklbel, jetriesponds..:
catty summed up in a petition —and a roving Newsweek photo= resort to dangerous and clandestine oa k it' t om,,:neraen ithe enttsemitee. purpose: Habig 104. with money .--
. . _ ....., ...,_
which a delegation , representing grapher who had managed to get . entries across remote.bordem with We-justdeatithi. tut kiwi of Awimei. __.
Abe Southern Sudanese people pre- into the region was horrified by other African countries- ' Never- . Thei.e.te tt., m ach hatter atati,_,;_atieut the, rabbi wha:anneeneett his
,_ _ . _ _
_ sermon as
. ' canted to - the- president of the the crowds of starving children, , theless, a few. reporters have man--.- ,.;._,_ .._ _
United 'Nations General Assembly with distended stomachs, _whom ‘• aged to penetrate the region-4e- (uP1.!._se_cAle_•-mulketh to wantl) `Sex
in December, 1970. We quote from he found in the aftermath.
_ , ginning with -a , team of two
. from sPeam-n wo m an began
. - mind
. s h e: replied.:. "L.don!t.
. disapprov e d ..„,
Meanwhile, attacks on the towns the . West German photo maga:sine ;yskeo -if _ ithe
- Stern, which .printed their findings sett, Ind r won't-
for the appeal- - -- - :
' 27Fdday,"September 24, 1971
This earns- a.laiigk but the, Je*-money link
l i n k deserves rebtike. : ,
,f• THE DETROIT-JEWISH NEWS in a: series - Called' -"The Unknown-