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last update: july 26th, 2012

july 26th, 2012

Sudan Dispatch: Abyei in Flux

AGOK, South Sudan -- “I ran because I saw many militias and SAF,” said Malak Miyen, an elderly Ngok Dinka man. “I survived because of God.” Malak was in Abyei town when Sudan government forces and allied militias violently took over the Abyei territory in May 2011, in response to alleged South Sudan army provocation. For over a year, he has been displaced in a town 37 kilometers south of Abyei town called Agok. This was the second time in his life Malak has been forced to flee from his home. The first time was in 2008, when Abyei town was similarly ravaged by fighting.

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june 11th, 2012

Conflict in the Sudans: Tracking Compliance with U.N. Security Council Resolution 2046

On May 2, the United Nations Security Council enacted a resolution addressing recent violence that has flared along the poorly defined international border separating Sudan and South Sudan, as well as the nearly year-long conflict between Sudanese government forces and the Sudan Revolutionary Front, or SRF. It was an important move, and a significant one given the political gridlock the Security Council often faces when considering issues related to the two Sudans.

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last updated august 27th, 2010

august 27th, 2010

Sudan's Bashir defies arrest order to visit Kenya

"Sudan's genocide-accused President Omar al-Bashir arrived Friday in Kenya, which is obliged to cooperate with the International Criminal Court seeking his arrest for crimes in Darfur."

august 23rd, 2010

Sudan 'deliberately' weakening southern economy

"South Sudan's fledgling economy is being 'deliberately' weakened by former civil war enemies in the north who are paying Juba's share of oil revenues in local currency, the southern finance minister said on Monday."

august 18th, 2010

Update: Sudan to deport foreign aid workers

"Sudan's government confirmed Wednesday it will expel a number of international aid workers from the restive western region of Darfur for unspecified 'violations.'"

august 17th, 2010

Update: Jordanian UN officers abducted in Darfur freed

"Two Jordanian officers from the joint UN-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur (UNAMID) who were abducted at gunpoint have been freed, Jordanian and Sudanese officials said on Tuesday."

august 16th, 2010

Update: UN, aid workers enter Darfur refugee camp hit by clashes

"UN representatives and aid workers were allowed into a refugee camp in war-torn Darfur on Monday, more than two weeks after deadly fighting there, the United Nations said."

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