Category Archives: Southern Sudan

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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UN reports ‘extremely worrying’ attacks on civilians in Southern Kordofan

From the UN News Centre: 10 June 2011 – The United Nations human rights office today said it had received “extremely worrying” reports of civilian casualties and massive displacement of people, amid deteriorating humanitarian conditions in the Sudanese state of … Continue reading

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Sudan’s Bashir Proposes Giving Free Land to ‘Serious Investors’

From Bloomberg News, June 6: Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir proposed that the African country offer land for free to “serious investors,” with priority for “vital projects,” state-run SUNA news agency reported today. A timeline for these projects must be laid out … 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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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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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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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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South Sudan improves business climate: World Bank

From AFP, May 17, 2011: Southern Sudan, poised to become Africa’s newest nation in July, is making progress in creating a business-friendly environment, the World Bank said Tuesday. “The Government of Southern Sudan is making strides to improve the business … Continue reading

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