Nigerian Imam, Sudan Activist Honored With U.S. Govt Award

There were two African beneficiaries of the US government award: Nigerian Imam Abubakar Abdullahi risked his life during June 2018 clashes that targeted predominantly Christian communities when he hid hundreds of people fleeing the attacks inside his mosque and home, while Sudanese human rights laywer Mohamed Yosaif Abdalrahan has worked tirelessly to defend the rights of Sudan's religious minorities, both in his legal casework and through public advocacy.

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