Category Archives: Abyei

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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Peers Call for Khartoum to be referred to International Criminal Court for Crimes Against Humanity

Two members of the British House of Lords have long stood out as staunch defenders of global human rights and religious freedom. Caroline Cox, Baroness Cox of Queensbury, and David Alton, Baron Alton of Liverpool, have spoken out for people from Burma … 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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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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Peace in Sudan is a Global Security Concern

An open letter and petition of the Nuba Mountains Advocacy Group to President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Members of the U.S. Congress, and International leaders, June 4, 2011. The Sudanese Diaspora in the United States is grateful … Continue reading

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Canadian Activists Post an Open Letter to P.M. Harper on Sudan Crisis

From Mel Middleton, Executive Director, Freedom Quest International Sent: Monday, May 30, 2011 10:36 PM Subject: Open Letter to PM Harper on Crisis in Sudan The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada Ottawa, Ontario Dear Mr. Harper, Re: … Continue reading

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IRD says: Support Sudan’s Marginalized People Groups

Reposted from The IRD, June 3, 2011 (www.theird.org) June 3, 2011 Contact: Jeff Walton 202-682-4131, 202-413-5639 cell “Khartoum has already demonstrated its intentions to violate human rights and break the covenants that it had made.” – Faith J.H. McDonnell, IRD … 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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Abyei is an occupied zone, UN must use chapter 7

Washington DC, Brussels In a series of briefings to US Congressional offices and European Parliament offices, Professor Walid Phares, Co-Secretary General of the Transatlantic Parliamentary-Legislative Group on Counter Terrorism described the North Sudan military action in Abyei as an “invasion” … Continue reading

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Sudan: 197 troops killed, missing in Abyei attack

From Forbes, May 24, 2011: A Sudanese official says 197 northern troops were killed or are missing after an attack last week by southern forces near Abyei that kicked off the latest tension between north and south Sudan. Kamal Ismail … Continue reading

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