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november 22nd, 2013

Satellite Imagery Confirms Sudan Offensive, Civilians in Danger

New DigitalGlobe imagery confirms military buildup and the destructive impact of a large- scaleSudan Armed Forces, or SAF, offensive against the rebel Sudan Revolutionary Front,or SRF, earlier this month. A new Satellite Sentinel Project report, “Situation Report: Expanding War in Sudan Threatens Civilians,” reveals a snapshot of the hostilities of the campaign, announced earlier this month by Sudanese Defense Minister Abdel-Rahim Mohamed Hussein,promisingto “stop until we crush them”.

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october 29th, 2013

Board Members George Clooney and John Prendergast Joint Op-Ed: "Sudan could become a second Syria"

This op-ed, written by board members George Clooney and John Prendergast, originally appeared on USA Today.

 

The last two times the Sudan government perpetrated horrific attacks against civilian populations in the disputed territory of Abyei, a Connecticut-sized political football contested by both Sudan and South Sudan, we visited with the survivors after the fact. The main town was burned, villages were razed, and over 120,000 residents were displaced after their homes were destroyed. In our trips there, we interviewed dozens of survivors, whose chilling accounts of targeted killings and destruction continue to haunt us.

 

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last updated january 4th, 2010

january 4th, 2010

Leader of Junta Confirms Burma Is Planning 2010 Elections

"The head of the military junta in Burma confirmed Monday that it was planning to hold national elections this year."

december 18th, 2009

Update: Election observers concerned over Sudan crackdown

"Election observers in Sudan said on Friday they were gravely concerned about government crackdowns on opposition rallies that undermined 'political rights and fundamental freedoms' ahead of polls in April."

december 18th, 2009

Update: US lawmakers urge Burma release detained American

"More than 50 US lawmakers urged Burma's military rulers in a letter released Friday to immediately free US citizen Kyaw Zaw Lwin, also known as Nyi Nyi Aung, from prison amid health worries."

december 18th, 2009

Zimbabwe switches into official monthly deflation

"Zimbabwe, for years plagued by hyper inflation, has switched narrowly into an absolute price fall on a monthly basis, official data showed on Friday, following adoption of foreign currencies."

december 17th, 2009

Sudan heading towards 'violent breakup': think tank

"Sudan is heading towards 'violent breakup' due to the lack of implementation of peace deals between Khartoum and the west, south and east of the country, the International Crisis Group warned Thursday."

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