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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 december 17th, 2009

december 17th, 2009

Swiss bank fined $536mln for Burma ties

"A Swiss banking giant has been fined $US536 million after being found guilty of violating US sanctions through years of undetected transactions with so-called 'rogue' regimes, such as Burma."

december 17th, 2009

Update: ‘Enthusiastic’ Suu Kyi calls for party reform

"The detained leader of Burma’s largest political party has called for it to be reorganised for the first time in the party’s 21-year history, following rare talks with three senior party members."

december 17th, 2009

Sudan buys arms, slides back to war: reports

"North and South Sudan are sliding back towards war, a think-tank warned on Thursday as a separate report said both sides were caught up in an 'arms race' in defiance of global embargoes."

december 16th, 2009

Burma's Suu Kyi in rare talks with party elders

"Burma's junta allowed detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with three elderly senior members of her party Wednesday in a rare concession by the military regime."

december 16th, 2009

Border stability to top China-Burma talks

"Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Burma where he is expected to meet the regime's reclusive top leader and press for assurances there will be no more unrest on their shared border."

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