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(Christianity Today) – In the Longworth House office building on Capitol Hill, on an unusually warm April afternoon, Nina Shea is moving to the drumbeat of a southern Sudanese Shilluk tribal dance. The typically reserved, influential director of the Center for Religious Freedom (CRF) at Freedom House is with a broad coalition of clergy, congressional representatives, human-rights activists, and Sudanese war survivors. They are celebrating the January signing of Sudan ‘s comprehensive North-South peace agreement. Shea and the coalition she helped assemble have been pushing for agreement for more than a decade. The 22-year genocidal jihad waged by the ruling National Islamic Front against Sudan ‘s predominantly Christian and animist South has ended. But Shea and others say they will not rest until peace is restored to Darfur , where a second genocide rages on. Drawing attention to religious persecution around the globe is something Shea has learned to do well. …[Go To Full Story]