CSI's Eibner and the American Anti-Slavery Group
have tried, so far unavailingly, to get space in the Post to counter its story.
In a letter that the Times chose not to print, John Eibner of Christian Solidarity International -- the longtime organizer of Sudanese slave redemptions, in cooperation with the American Anti-Slavery Group
and such eyewitness supporters as visiting members of Congress and American journalists -- replied: "The fact is that the Black African chiefs and their religious leaders -- such as the Roman Catholic Bishop Macram Max Gassis and the Episcopalian Bishop Henry Cuit -- would not support slave redemption if it resulted in more death, destruction, and enslavement of their own people.
Based on the work of the American Anti-Slavery Group, we know that Arab-Berbers have always held Africans as slaves.
Moctar Teyeb is an escaped slave working with the American Anti-Slavery Group in Boston.
Among my other sources have been the American Anti-Slavery Group in Boston, Agence France-Presse (AFP), the National Post in Toronto, and interviews with escaped slaves.
Amnesty International also has investigated what it describes as these "massive human rights abuses," but its documentation -- along with that of the American Anti-Slavery Group, Wolf, and Sen.
There they found the American Anti-Slavery Group
and a Swiss-based human-rights group, Christian Solidarity International, which specializes in winning freedom, mostly for those who are held in bondage by religious oppression.