Category Archives: Darfur

Darfur rebels, Sudan army in second clash in week

From Reuters, January 25, 2011: Sudan’s army clashed with Darfur rebels for the second time in a week on Tuesday, peacekeepers said, and insurgents said they shot down a helicopter gunship, killing at least three people. Fighting has disrupted the … Continue reading

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Sudan protecting Darfur suspects: justice minister

From Reuters, January 26, 2011: Sudan is protecting two men wanted for war crimes in Darfur and is “not serious” about pursuing members of allied militias for committing atrocities, the country’s own state minister for justice said on Wednesday. Minister … Continue reading

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Future of Sudan’s Darfur uncertain post-referendum

From the AP: KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Years before Sudan’s south began casting votes for succession, the woes of Africa’s largest country were defined by the ethnic bloodshed in the western Darfur region. Now, international mediators and rights groups are … Continue reading

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Rep. David Rivera (R-FL) questions Fmr. Special Envoy Richard Williamson on Darfur

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Sudan arrests opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi

NOTE: Turabi is not from Christian/animist South Sudan.  He is an Islamist leader from the North and has been associated with Darfurian rebels. Sudanese security forces arrested opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi and eight other party officials today after they called … Continue reading

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