Category Archives: Election Violence

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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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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Oil-Rich Sudan State of Southern Kordofan Votes Amid Violence

From Bloomberg Business Week, May 2: Northern Sudan’s sole oil-producing state, Southern Kordofan, started voting today in elections for governor and the state legislature after a campaign marred by violence. Southern Kordofan, where the Nuba Mountains are located, was the … Continue reading

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SPLA ‘Kill 84’ in Attacks On Gatdet’s Militia in Unity State

From allAfrica, May 10, 2011: South Sudan’s army (SPLA) has attacked militias loyal to rebel leader Peter Gatdet in the Nyadiet area of Unity state on Sunday and Monday killing 84 according to a local official. The SPLA allege that … Continue reading

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Sudan: UN peacekeepers attacked in Abyei

From BBC News, May 11, 2011: Four UN peacekeepers in Sudan have been wounded after their patrol was attacked in the disputed Abyei region along the north-south border. The UN mission said the attack on its patrol in Goli village, … Continue reading

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New rebel uprising in South Sudan

From UPI, April 20, 2011: A new rebel group in South Sudan attacked military trucks belonging to the government in Juba because it’s not functioning adequately, a spokesman said. A group calling itself the South Sudan Liberation Army exploded a … 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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US envoy to Sudan: Abyei conflict could spark war

From Fox News, April 9, 2011: Both southern and northern Sudan have violated agreements by bringing heavily armed units into the disputed border region of Abyei, the U.S. special envoy said Saturday. A confrontation in the fertile region could restart … Continue reading

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Over 100 orphans caught in S Sudan raid: officials

From Reuters Africa, March 14, 2011: More than 100 orphans were caught in the middle of gunfire in an attack on the capital of south Sudan’s oil-producing Upper Nile state that killed more than 42 combatants, aid and military officials … Continue reading

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UN Deplores New Clashes in Region Disputed By North And South

From allAfrica, March 3, 2011: A senior United Nations official today deplored renewed clashes in Sudan’s contested Abyei region, whose status North and South Sudan have pledged to solve by the end of March. Abyei, straddling northern and southern Sudan, … Continue reading

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