North Darfur

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 23rd, 2012
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By Magdi El Gizouli The Sudanese Islamic Movement (SIM) held a series of conferences at state and sectorial levels over the past few weeks in preparation for its awaited general convention in November. Ahead of the conferences the Movement announced a rule barring state governors from competing for t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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By Hamid Eltgani Ali This year has been the bloodiest year ever in Darfur. The government has stepped up its air campaign in East Jebal Mara and in other parts of Darfur. Short-wave radio signal receptors revealed a communication between a government official and an air commander that the latter’s mi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 18th, 2012
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EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, January 18, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dissemination workshops for the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) began today among North Darfur’s communities. The exercise is organized by the Civil Society Follow-up Mechanism, an instrument created ...
By benim
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Aug 2nd, 2011
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A company based in the Arab Gulf state of Kuwait has expressed interest in conducting oil-wells drilling and exploration activities in Sudan, state media reported on Tuesday. Sudan’s daily oil output currently stands at 110,000 barrels, according to official figures, after the country lost nearly 75 ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jun 8th, 2011
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The UN human rights envoy for Sudan on Wednesday highlighted reports of rape in Abyei after the army’s occupation last month and criticised Khartoum for failing to provide essential aid to newly displaced Darfuris since January. “I received allegations of killings, rape and other forms of...
By benim
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May 12th, 2011
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Sudanese authorities should immediately release Hawa Abdallah or formally charge her with a credible, recognized offense, Human Rights Watch said today. Abdallah, who was arrested on May 6, 2011, is a community activist from the Abu Shouk displaced persons camp in North Darfur and a staff member of t...
By benim
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Apr 18th, 2011
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A Sudanese army helicopter crashed on Monday in North Darfur, killing all five people on board, an army spokesman said, in the second such accident in less than a week. “The helicopter, trying to land at El-Fasher airport experienced a technical problem and crashed,” Sawarmi Khaled Saad t...
By benim
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Dec 24th, 2010
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Sudanese authorities beat and tear gassed opposition party members on their way to Friday prayers in the latest crackdown ahead of a January 9 referendum likely to split Africa’s largest state, party officials said. Since a brief easing of restrictions during elections last April, Sudan has cra...
By benim
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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...
By benim
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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...