Category Archives: Central Sudan Government

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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Raising a Cry for the Threatened Beja People of Eastern Sudan by Faith J. H. McDonnell

Originally published at The Institute on Religion and Democracy After this event, we learned that it was watched online with great interest, not only by Beja in Eastern Sudan, but apparently, by representatives of the National Congress Party government in … Continue reading

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South Sudan president calls for unity in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state

From Sudan Tribune, April 18, 2011: The president of the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) on Monday broke his silence and called for peace and unity amongst the people of Northern Bahr el Ghazal state. President Salva Kiir made the remark from his Juba … Continue reading

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South to Establish a New Capital City And Relocate From Juba After Independence

From allAfrica, February 5, 2011: South Sudan will soon begin to implement a huge project of building a modern capital city for the newly independent state, saying the historical regional capital, Juba, does not meet what is required of a … Continue reading

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Sudan army fighting kills nine in Malakal near North-South Border

D. Bennett, ReliefAid.com JUBA, Sudan — At least nine people, including two children, were killed in a shootout between North and South Sudanese soldiers in the southern town of Malakal, officials and U.N. and SPLA sources said on Friday.  At … Continue reading

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Northern Sudan protests echo those in Egypt and across the Arab world

NOTE: These protests are being staged in Arab North Sudan (Khartoum) by Northern citizens, not in the newly independent South. Northern Sudan’s protests sparked by Egypt and Tunisia, but will they have the same effect? By Alex Thurston – January … Continue reading

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Arab/Muslim response to South Sudan vote

Faith McDonnell reminds us that our jihadist enemies find the independence of South Sudan especially threatening to their worldview: There is the outrage and resistance to South Sudan’s independence from the Arab world and Islamic leaders, including from clerics at … Continue reading

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“What is at Stake in Sudan” by William Saunders

Originally published at the Catholic Thing: I once met a man who had been crucified. I remembered him as I experienced some strange events of recent days. For the past week, the people of the southern Sudan have been voting in … Continue reading

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Congressman Royce questions Princeton Lyman about Sudan, Darfur and LRA

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Walid Phares: Iranian Influence Creeping into Sudan

From CBN: Results of a recent referendum vote on independence in Sudan are set to be announced next month. Preliminary numbers show more than 98 percent of voters in southern Sudan want independence from the north. But the country’s Arab … Continue reading

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