Nuba Mountain

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng With the signing of the implementation matrix for the nine agreements signed by South Sudan and Sudan in September 2012, there is now a growing optimism in the normalization of relations between South Sudan and Sudan. This optimism came after a long period of disappointment and fru...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 25th, 2013
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Analysis The plea could hardly be simpler, or more urgent: “Just stop the planes.” This cry for help came from “Khadija,” a woman interviewed by Amnesty International (see below) while standing in front of the bombed remains of her home in a small village in the Nuba Mountains...
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Feb 5th, 2013
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By Eric Reeves Three recent assessments missions to Blue Nile have powerfully expanded our view of the vast crisis in this desperate region, as well as of the better reported humanitarian crisis engineered by Khartoum in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan. Reports from Human Rights Watch, Aegis Tru...
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Jan 24th, 2013
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By Eric Reeves On January 29, 2013 a development conference, designed to promote international investment in Sudan, will be held in Berlin, Germany—sponsored by the German government with very little other European or U.S. support. This lack of support forced cancellation of previously scheduled conf...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 14th, 2013
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by ASSIST News Service Sudanese authorities rang in the new year by bulldozing a church building outside Khartoum because it belonged to Christians of South Sudanese origin and lacked a permit, a source said. According to a story by Morning Star News, the South Sudanese have been ordered to leave the...
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In East Africa
Dec 6th, 2012
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Authorities in South Sudan should thoroughly investigate the murder of an online journalist, identify the motive, and bring the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Diing Chan Awuol, who went by the penname “Isaiah Abraham,” was shot dead by unidentifi...
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In East Africa
Nov 26th, 2012
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By Machien Luoi The September 27, 2012 – Addis Ababa Cooperation Agreement signed by Sudan and South Sudan is getting undermined by Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement-North Sudan (SPLM-N) activities and presence along the common border of the two countries. The movement claims control over 40% ...
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Nov 26th, 2012
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By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This article comes against the backdrop of the Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services’ (NISS) revelation that they have pre-emptively foiled an alleged subversive plot (attempted coup d’état) spearheaded by opposition forces both civilian and military personnel. Th...
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Nov 13th, 2012
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After years of war in Sudan, Bernard-Henri Lévy asks Yasir Arman, secretary-general of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement, what the world can do to stop the violence.   A dozen years ago, Jean-Marie Colombani and Edwy Plenel at the French daily Le Monde, along with The New York Times, ask...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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By Anne Bartlett, opinion Einstein once quipped that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Given this point, one might suggest that recent agreements on borders, security and peace in Sudan have an element of the insane about them. Suc...