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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.
"A man detained at a police station Wednesday in eastern Burma detonated a bomb, killing himself and wounding at least four policeman in the latest in series of blasts apparently linked to political discontent."
"The Zimbabwe high court has approved the sale of diamonds from a field plagued by human rights abuses, as Harare moved to defy the Kimberley Process, state-run media reported Tuesday."
"Four South African peacekeepers who were kidnapped in Sudan's troubled Darfur region earlier this month have been released, the UN says."
"Several senior leaders in Burma have stepped down from their military posts so that they can run in forthcoming elections, reports say."
"The leader of Southern Sudan's second largest party has told the BBC there was 'massive rigging' in Sudan's recent landmark elections."