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The Future of Darfur: ‘RSF brutal, rapacious character will not change’ (Eric Reeves)

As the United States and the European Union have been hard at work rebuilding ties with Sudan, the situation in Darfur is not getting any better, far from it. A year ago, we reported in this post an article by Sudan expert Eric Reeves about the failed UN/African Union “hybrid” Mission...

The influx of more than 300 000 Congolese migrants from Angola and the situation in Kasai (IRIN)

Last week in this post we wrote about the deteriorating humanitarian and food security situation in the Kasai region, and we also mentioned another issue: in the past weeks, Angola’s crackdown on informal diamond mining had led to the expulsion of 200 000 Congolese migrants and their...

The International Community and Khartoum’s ‘Final Solution’ in Darfur

Sudan expert Eric Reeves has been writing about Sudan and Darfur for almost two decades. Working full-time as a Sudan researcher and analyst, Reeves has also testified several times before the Congress. When the MagkaSama Project was created in 2003 (read more here) to alert to the...

Sudanese Comedy ‘aKasha’ by Hajooj Kuka (Beats of the Antonov) this week in London

Hajooj Kuka was born in Sudan, he is the founder of Refugee Club and an active member of Girifna. We mentioned him (and Girifna) many times during the terrible events in Sudan in 2013 under #SudanRevolts. His film Beats of the Antonov has won the People’s Choice Award for best...

Act for Sudan: ‘The United States must expel Mohammed Atta al-Moula’

Act for Sudan: ‘The United States must expel Mohammed Atta al-Moula’

Last month, Act for Sudan sent a letter to Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, to express their concern over the acceptance in the United States of Sudan’s former Director of National Intelligence and Security Service (2009-2018), Mohammed Atta al-Moula as the new Charge d’Affaires...

News Digest (Sep. 01, 2018): Amin Mekki Madani dies, Ahmed Al-Dai Bushara Joudah, Peter Biar Ajak, Darfur United, Bobi Wine…

News Digest (Sep. 01, 2018): Amin Mekki Madani dies, Ahmed Al-Dai Bushara Joudah, Peter Biar Ajak, Darfur United, Bobi Wine…

This is our last Weekly News Digest, a selected compilation of recent stories we publish each Saturday during Summertime. Today: Sudanese human rights defender Dr Amin Mekki Madani has died; Darfur United Men’s Team in Los Angeles; El Jareeda and El Tayyar newspapers confiscated;...

News Digest (Aug. 4, 2018): Russian soldiers in CAR, Violence in Kasaï, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Ebola, Haiti, Meryam Joobeur…

News Digest (Aug. 4, 2018): Russian soldiers in CAR, Violence in Kasaï, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Ebola, Haiti, Meryam Joobeur…

This is our first Weekly News Digest of August, it is a selected compilation of recent stories we publish each Saturday during Summertime. Today: the testinomy of Abdelhamid Yousif Ismail Adam; Russian soldiers in CAR/Darfur; Jean-Pierre Bemba to run for president December. En français:...

Salva Kiir and Riek Machar strike peace deal in Khartoum

After almost five years of a deadly civil war, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and South Sudan’s opposition leader Riek Machar meet in Khartoum on June 25, 2018, and it seems the two leaders reached compromises on a number of outstanding issues. Times Live wrote about this...

Norway, UK and the United States condemn continued clashes in Jebel Marra, Darfur

A few days ago, the United Nations announced they wanted to scale down UNAMID’s mission in Darfur (read our news here). The Head of UN Peacekeeping, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, told the Security Council that the situation in Darfur has changed “radically for the better” and, as the needs...

International Criminal Court acquits DR Congo’s former vice president Bemba on appeal

The former Congolese vice-president, Jean-Pierre Bemba, has had his convictions for war crimes and crimes against humanity overturned. Bemba was found guilty in 2016 of crimes committed in the neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) from 2002 to 2003. We can read the official...




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