Category Archives: Election Violence

Women, kids flee as Sudan violence kills 100

From CBS News, March 3, 2011: Women and children fled en masse from a disputed flashpoint town between north and south Sudan after fighting this week killed more than 100 people, officials said Thursday. Abyei has long been seen as … Continue reading

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Southern Sudan’s Army Reports Clashes With Rebel Militia in Jonglei State

From Bloomberg, March 2, 2011: Clashes between Southern Sudan’s army and a rebel militia in Jonglei state killed as many as 40 soldiers and civilians in renewed fighting against the forces of renegade general George Athor, army spokesman Philip Aguer … Continue reading

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North battles south in disputed Sudan region

From The Miami Herald, February 28: NAIROBI, Kenya — Fighting between southern Sudan security forces and members of an Arab tribe from the north claimed at least 10 lives Sunday and Monday in the latest threat to Sudan’s peaceful partition this … Continue reading

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Officials Say Rebel Attacks Kill 200 in South Sudan

From Voice of America, February 15, 2011: Officials in southern Sudan say attacks by a rebel militia killed some 200 people last week, nearly doubling the previously announced death toll. Pagan Amum, secretary-general of the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement, … Continue reading

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300 seek shelter with UN in Sudan after 3 killed

From The Associated Press, February 14, 2011: Officials in Sudan say 300 civilians are seeking refuge at a U.N. compound in the contested Sudanese town of Abyei following a spate of violence over the weekend that killed three people from … 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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DAY 3: Ten South Sudanese murdered by Arab tribesmen

Ten people have been killed in an ambush of a convoy of south Sudanese civilians near the north-south border, a minister in the south has said. Internal Affairs Minister Gier Chuang said 18 people were hurt in Monday’s attack in … Continue reading

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Arab Tribesmen Kill 20 Sudanese Officers in Disputed Abyei Region

Report from FoxNews.com: JUBA, Sudan — Arab tribesmen and members of a former Khartoum-backed militia killed 20 policemen in Sudan’s disputed region of Abyei, a southern military spokesman said Monday, as the south carried out its weeklong independence referendum. A … Continue reading

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