Justice and Equality Movement

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2013
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By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This article comes against the backdrop of the tenth anniversary by 26 February 2003 when the two Darfuri rebel groups the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and Sudan Liberation Army/Movement (SLA/M) had to take up arms against the central government in Khartoum. They resorte...
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Jan 17th, 2012
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El Fasher – The UN peacekeepers must have unrestricted access within Sudan’s troubled Darfur region, international monitors overseeing a peace deal for the area said on Monday. The call came after the United Nations in New York said last week the government in Khartoum was “severely”...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 1st, 2012
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Khartoum – Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Saturday urged fighters from one of the most powerful rebel groups in Darfur to lay down their weapons and seek peace with the government after their leader was killed. The Western region of Darfur is the scene of an almost decade-long...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 25th, 2011
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Khartoum – Sudan’s army killed a key rebel leader from the Darfur region on Sunday, state media reported, three days after anti-government forces said they had begun advancing on the capital Khartoum. “The Sudanese army announce that they killed Khalil Ibrahim in fighting today in w...
By benim
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Nov 29th, 2011
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A Sudanese court sentenced to death seven people accused of being members of the most powerful rebel group in the country’s war-riven Darfur region, state media said on Monday. Fighting has declined in the mostly western territory from its peak in 2003 and 2004 but clashes between government tr...
By benim
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Nov 26th, 2011
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Sudanese weapons and ammunition sent through Egypt helped Libya’s former rebels oust Muammar Gaddafi and take control of the North African country, the head of Libya’s interim ruling council said on Friday. Relations between Khartoum and Tripoli were strained during Gaddafi’s rule b...
By benim
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Oct 27th, 2011
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Khartoum – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Wednesday that his government armed Libya’s victorious rebels in their eight-month uprising against Muammar Gaddafi. “One part of the armament of the forces which entered Tripoli was 100%t Sudanese,” he said in the eastern c...
By benim
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Sep 21st, 2011
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Sudanese armed forces clashed with a major rebel group near the border with Libya and Chad in the troubled Darfur region, an army spokesman said on Tuesday. Mainly non-Arab rebels launched almost a decade ago an insurgency against Khartoum which responded with a counter-offensive that killed about 30...
By benim
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Sep 14th, 2011
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Sudan’s President on Tuesday appointed his first vice president from the Darfur region — but rebels from the strife-torn territory dismissed it as an empty gesture that would not answer their call for a bigger say in government. President Omar Hassan al-Bashir appointed al-Haj Adam Yousse...
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Sep 9th, 2011
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KHARTOUM — Darfur’s most heavily armed rebel group warned Friday the governments of Chad and Sudan were planning a joint attack on their positions, after 100 rebel vehicles reportedly crossed the Libyan border. “Chad and Sudan are preparing a joint operation to attack JEM,” the Just...