Darfur

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 17th, 2014
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By Jérôme Tubiana The inclusion of civil society in efforts to defuse the South Sudan crisis has so far been fraught. The parties to the conflict (see our recent report South Sudan: A Civil War by Any Other Name) all have their own ideas about what civil society is; and each party tends to believe th...
By IAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2014
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By Amjed Farid Eltayeb In January 21, 1991, the state collapsed in the republic of Somalia, leaving the country in a state of brutal chaos that did not reach an end until today. This collapse was inevitable result of the policies of General Mohamed Siad Barre’s military regime who violently took the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2014
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– By James Copnall The National Dialogue is dead’. The verdict comes from Ghazi Salaheddin Atabani, one of the longest-serving Islamist intellectuals of the Bashir era, who defected to the opposition late last year. He, and several other opposition leaders, had previously extended a cautious welcome ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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By Eric Reeves The accelerating avalanche of violence that continues to sweep across Darfur has finally compelled acknowledgement by the international community, which inevitably refers to this as a “recent” development. This is despicably disingenuous. UNAMID, the UN, and all international actors ha...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2014
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By U S TV Reality Court Show Judge Greg Mathis In the Spring and Summer of 1994, almost 1 million African’s belonging to the Tutsi tribe of Rwanda were killed within 120 days. The Rwandan genocide began in April and the violence did not end until late July. Initial reports of genocide in Rwanda were ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 11th, 2013
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By Eric Reeves Over the past month the fierce uprising that began in Sudan in late September has largely been quelled by the Khartoum regime’s brutal security forces. Ruthless intimidation by these forces makes it difficult to imagine a moment of similar explosiveness in the near future, though it is...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 29th, 2013
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By Eric Reeves As the world reacts with horror to chemical weapons attacks on civilians in Syria, and watches with grim anticipation as an American military response takes shape, there appears to be little “band-width” for other international news. It is all easy too overlook the much more widespread...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 5th, 2013
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Somali region (Ogaden) is Ethiopia’s ‘own Darfur. Government runs organized war and genocide, and blocks trade and food aid delivery in the region. Women, children and older people are the most vulnerable groups to suffer abuse and violence and misuse of humanitarian aid in the region. Th...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 16th, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir may have  left Nigeria amid calls of his arrest according to latest report reaching IndepthAfrica . Civil rights activists are demanding that Nigeria arrest Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir and deliver him to the International Criminal Court ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2013
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In Sudan’s Rebel-Held Nuba Mountains, War Rages On BY TRISTAN MCCONNELL SOUTH KORDOFAN, SUDAN — The squat, tin-roofed buildings of the Mother of Mercy Hospital lie surrounded by rocky hills in a natural amphitheater in Sudan’s rebel-held Nuba Mountains. The hospital was made for 80 patients, bu...