urges the American Government to cooperate fully with the Sudanese civil society to identify Sudanese slaves and to return them to their homes in Southern Sudan
also persuaded the States of Wisconsin, California, and New Jersey, as well as TIAA-CREF, the world's largest pension fund, to divest.
AASG has persuaded pension and mutual funds to sell off their Talisman shares.
AASG is sending Johnson today's report of Canadian M.
In recent months, the Administration has been working closer with rights and abolitionist groups, like AASG
and Freedom House, combining forces in October to block Khartoum's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council.
Rice recently met twice with representatives of AASG
, including escaped slave Francis Bok and Denver students who started a "children's crusade" to free slaves.
Joining Bok are: New York City Comptroller, Alan Hevesi; WABC talk show host, Curtis Sliwa; AASG
President, Charles Jacobs; President of the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus, Franciscan Father James Goode; and Pastor Subash Cherien, PCC spokesperson and pastor of Highland Church in Jamaica, NY.
leads a national divestment campaign that has pressured large mutual funds to divest nearly 2.
campaign secured divestment first from the Texas Teachers' Retirement Fund, and then from TIAA-CREF, the worlds largest pension fund.
also reprints statements of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), the largest rebel group fighting the Sudanese government.
These people are chattel," said AASG
President Charles Jacobs.
In 2002, AASG
passed a motion to reaffirm their support of Earth Science Week.