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U.N. Pulls Staff from Sudanese City

From The New York Times, June 12, 2011: U.N. Pulls Staff from Sudanese City The United Nations has begun pulling nonessential staff members from the restive Sudanese state of Southern Kordofan, even as it sends more peacekeepers there to protect … Continue reading

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Fighting ramps up in Sudan border regions

From Los Angeles Times, June 13, 2011: Fears of another civil war are playing out in Sudan as troops led by President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir have overrun towns and attacked tribesmen loyal to the south around a contested border … Continue reading

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Clashes in Sudan Intensify and Thousands Flee, United Nations Says

From the New York Times: NAIROBI, Kenya — The northern Sudanese military is going on a “house-to-house” hunt for opposition forces in the embattled city of Kadugli, near Sudan’s disputed internal border, as intensifying clashes are forcing tens of thousands … Continue reading

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Sudan launches air strikes ‘to control oil fields’

Via YahooNews: JUBA, Sudan (AFP) – The Sudanese army has launched repeated air strikes on southern army positions in Unity state, less than a month ahead of the south’s independence, in a bid to seize the state’s oil fields, a … Continue reading

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UN reports ‘extremely worrying’ attacks on civilians in Southern Kordofan

From the UN News Centre: 10 June 2011 – The United Nations human rights office today said it had received “extremely worrying” reports of civilian casualties and massive displacement of people, amid deteriorating humanitarian conditions in the Sudanese state of … Continue reading

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Mass Killings Going on NOW in the Nuba Mountains – Ethnic Cleansing is Underway

An urgent message from Faith McDonnell of the Institute on Religion and Democracy: The United States must intervene and stop the ethnic cleansing of the Nuba that is taking place right now in the Nuba Mountains. What Khartoum is doing … Continue reading

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Sudan’s Bashir Proposes Giving Free Land to ‘Serious Investors’

From Bloomberg News, June 6: Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir proposed that the African country offer land for free to “serious investors,” with priority for “vital projects,” state-run SUNA news agency reported today. A timeline for these projects must be laid out … Continue reading

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Sudanese Diaspora and Peace Advocates to Stage a Demonstration in Washington DC

Rally in DC on Saturday, June 4 for Sudan’s Victims of Khartoum Jihad: Sudanese Diaspora and Peace Advocates to Stage a Demonstration in Washington DC Date: Saturday, June 4, 2011, 1:00 PM Location: Freedom Plaza  The people of South Kordofan/Nuba … Continue reading

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Sudanese Diaspora and Peace Advocates to Stage a Demonstration in Washington DC

Rally in DC on Saturday, June 4 for Sudan’s Victims of Khartoum Jihad: Sudanese Diaspora and Peace Advocates to Stage a Demonstration in Washington DC Date: Saturday, June 4, 2011 Location: Freedom Plaza 1:00 PM The people of South Kordofan/Nuba … Continue reading

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Sudan minister quits over ‘Abyei war crimes’

From Capital News, May 24: Sudan’s cabinet affairs minister Luka Biong Deng resigned Tuesday from the Khartoum government in protest at what he called “war crimes” in Abyei, occupied by northern troops at the weekend. “We had hoped that we … Continue reading

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