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Four freedoms award

Four freedoms award

06-02-2018 Nomination bishop Paride Taban Roosevelt Academy

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A long life full of war. And yet still devoting that long life to one goal: freedom and peace. each and every day. Remaining humane in inhuman conditions. Each and every day. Who in this world can manage that?

Responding to ceaselessly depressing violence, prison and death threats with indomitable patience, tact,
reconciliation, optimism and impressive, inspirational energy. Doing this for decades. That is only granted to the giants among us.
One of those giants is the relatively unknown peacemaker Emeritus Bishop Paride Taban of South Sudan.

Dealing with the Past, Community Based Security and Citizens Rights, Africa