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The Satellite Sentinel Project, or SSP, released two new reports, documenting the latest developments in the conflict raging on the border between Sudan and South Sudan.
JUBA, South Sudan -- Except for a few early risers, Yida refugee camp in Unity State, South Sudan was sleeping when an unlikely assortment of people headed north to the border with Sudan and over into the embattled Nuba Mountains. In the front seat of the ragged Land Cruiser sat Not On Our Watch board members George Clooney and John Prendergast, and a handful of human rights researchers.
"Burma's Prime Minister Thein Sein has applied to register a new political party ahead of elections scheduled for later this year, say reports."
"Sudan risks a return to violence if President Barack Obama's administration does not pressure parties on the ground to work for peace, a group of eight NGOs wrote in a report released Thursday."
"Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi filed a lawsuit with Burma's Supreme Court Thursday in an attempt to prevent the dissolution of her party under a controversial new election law."
"The U.N. Security Council is extending for another year the U.N. mission in Sudan that backs up the 2005 agreement ending the north-south civil war."
"A day after Sudan’s leader coasted to victory in a fraud-tainted election, a senior Obama administration official defended the vote, and said the United States should turn its attention to getting southern Sudan ready for its likely future as an independent state."