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- Ghazi Salahuddin Atabani leader, National Congress Party caucus, Sudanese National Assembly, and a presidential adviser
- Scott Gration U.S. special envoy for Sudan
- Jennifer Cooke director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
- John Prendergast co-chair of the ENOUGH Project, an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity
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