Politics of Sudan

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 3rd, 2013
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The leadership of the rebel Sudan People’s LIberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) met on Friday with Ethiopian prime minister and current chair of the IGAD executive council, Hailemariam Desalegn, to discuss to discuss a peaceful settlement to the armed conflict in Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile st...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 16th, 2012
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By Adeeb Yousif The Darfur conflict and genocide of nine years has been was widely publicized: the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians, widespread sexual assaults, and the displacement of millions from their homes to camps with limited humanitarian services and poor security. But th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 13th, 2012
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UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested and charged with treason, an offence that carries a death penalty in Zambian law. Mr. Hichilema was arrested this morning when he appeared at Police headqauters for questioning. The UPND leader is currently detained at Woodlands police station since th...
By benim
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Nov 12th, 2011
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Khartoum – The Sudanese government has arrested more than 100 opposition activists in and around Khartoum in recent weeks, subjecting many of them to torture, Amnesty International has charged. “In October alone, over 100 people were arrested in and around Khartoum, the capital. Many of t...
By benim
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Nov 2nd, 2011
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Khartoum – Sudanese officials say government forces have repelled a large rebel attack in South Kordufan state, an oil-producing region along the border with newly independent South Sudan. The state’s governor, Hamed Haroon, said government forces killed more than 100 rebels in the fighti...
By benim
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Jul 16th, 2011
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A United Nations report details new allegations of violence, including perhaps mass graves, in the volatile border state of Southern Kordofan in Sudan. Reported incidents include aerial attacks that killed civilians, attacks on churches, arbitrary arrests, abductions and house-to-house searches, said...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jun 2nd, 2011
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Nearly 100 civilians have been killed in Sudan’s disputed Abyei region since the northern military seized it on May 21, an Abyei official said on Thursday, citing a preliminary count. South Sudan is scheduled to break off into its own country on July 9, and the status of the fertile, oil-produc...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jun 2nd, 2011
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Sudanese government troops ambushed rebels in the western Darfur region on Wednesday and Thursday, killing at least two fighters, a rebel spokesman said. “Yesterday we lost two men and five were injured,” Ibrahim al-Helwu, a spokesman of the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA), told Reuters. The ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jun 1st, 2011
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Sudanese government and the Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) will sign a peace agreement within three weeks, the two parties said one day after the adoption of a framework document for peace in Darfur by Darfur stakeholder conference. Over 500 delegates from Darfur region representing the intern...
By benim
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Jun 1st, 2011
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JUBA, Sudan — Officials from the disputed Abyei area of Sudan said Wednesday that 116 civilians, including many children, had been killed last month when the northern Sudanese army seized Abyei. The figures were the first attempt at calculating the death toll from the incursion, Abyei officials said,...