Darfur Conflict

By benim
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Jan 4th, 2011
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Despite plea for unity, Khartoum leader appears resigned to south choosing secession in referendum and offers his support. In his last visit to southern Sudan before Sunday’s independence referendum, President Omar al-Bashir promised voters that he would “congratulate and celebrate with y...
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Jan 4th, 2011
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South Sudan’s independence referendum on Sunday marks the start of a new test for U.S. diplomacy in the region, which analysts say could yet present President Barack Obama with his “Rwanda moment” if violence explodes in its wake. U.S. officials are cautiously optimistic about the v...
By benim
In Documentary
Jan 3rd, 2011
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By benim
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Jan 3rd, 2011
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We have entered 2011 and there is strong indication that South Sudanese are going to vote for secession, starting from Sunday this week. That means we will now turn our focus on the future of South Sudan, or whatever the name of the new nation would be. As part of the focus on the future […]...
By benim
In Analysis
Jan 2nd, 2011
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Looking back on his presidency, Bill Clinton has often expressed regret over his administration’s failure to stop the genocide that ravaged Rwanda in 1994 and cost 800,000 lives, even referring to it as a “personal failure” on his part. And President George W. Bush, who labeled the ...
By benim
In Analysis
Jan 1st, 2011
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The Nile River links the people of North and South Sudan as it has done for thousands of years [Al Jazeera] This is a love letter to Sudan- a failed state in every sense. To the 2.5 million Sudanese from north and south who died in its civil wars. To the cruise ships with names […]...
By benim
In Analysis
Jan 1st, 2011
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In just over a week, a political earthquake may rock Sudan and send tremors across Africa. As the result of an expected referendum on January 9, it appears likely that southern Sudan’s 8mn inhabitants will vote to separate from the 34mn citizens of northern Sudan and create their own new nation of So...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Dec 21st, 2010
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Darfur’s rebel Justice and Equality Movement has restarted ceasefire talks with Sudan’s government, seven months after it walked out of the tortuous peace process, mediators and rebels said on Monday. JEM, seen as Darfur’s most militarily powerful insurgent group, told Reuters it mi...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Dec 19th, 2010
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As many as 12,000 people have fled fresh fighting between Sudan’s army and Darfur rebels and are heading towards already overcrowded camps and settlements in the strife-torn territory, peacekeepers said on Sunday. Sudan’s army has clashed with insurgents in the South Darfur village of Kho...
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In Conflict/Tragedy
Nov 7th, 2010
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Darfur rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) clashed Saturday in North Darfur state with the Sudanese army, after fighting in South Darfur and North Kordofan during the last two days. JEM and the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) confirmed the last two days battles but every side gives a different version...