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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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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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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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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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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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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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