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Amal Habbani, Haiti anti-government protest, Rape in India, SRF delegation in France

Amal Habbani, Haiti anti-government protest, Rape in India, SRF delegation in France

Our weekly round-up of must-read stories you might have missed: Amal Habbani: press freedom fighter; Haiti anti-government protest turns violent; Why rape seems worse in India than everywhere else (but actually isn’t); Sudanese Rebels tell world to 'Wake Up' to war. - Amal Habbani:...

U.N. Official Warns Of Potential Genocide In Central African Republic

The situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) has gone from bad to worse in recent weeks, writes  Hayes Brown on Think Progress. The international community slowly begins to turn its gears to intervene on behalf of the hundreds of thousands displaced in the ongoing violence. Brown...

Ryan Boyette and NubaReports on Spreecast to discuss the situation in Sudan

Last week we posted about The Bombing Campaign and the video report by NubaReports showing how the Sudan government has been dropping bombs in South Kordofan. Now you can join Ryan Boyette and NubaReports on Spreecast to discuss the situation in Sudan today, Mon., Nov. 4 at 10 am EDT....

Congo army ‘has crushed eastern rebellion,’ but peace elusive

Many Congolese have been celebrating when they heard the news: the army of the Democratic Republic of Congo has crushed a 20-month rebellion that threatened the government’s hold on the country’s mineral-rich eastern province, U.N. special envoy Martin Kobler says. We can read...

The Bombing Campaign video report by NubaReports

NubaReports has published a new video report on Sudan‘s bombing. When Antonovs hover in the skies above the Nuba Mountains, people hear them from miles away. The shallow buzz of the warplanes emerges slowly from the distance and eventually envelopes the sky. You can read on...

The Abyei Referendum to take place on October 27-29, 2013

Last month, Max Dana posted on her blog about the Abyei Referendum: Sudan wants is oil, South Sudan wants its people. You can also read this article on the MagkaSama Project here. The Abyei Referendum is approachaing: voting will begin on October 27 until October 29, and the results are...

Stop Human Rights Violations in Sudan!

Yesterday we published: Hunger strike to stop Human Rights violations in Sudan, in which we mentioned the petition launched on Avaaz.org: September 2013 saw hoards of people taking to the streets of Sudan in protest, sparked by the government’s lift on fuel subsidies in the already...

Hunger strike to stop Human Rights violations in Sudan

Last month we covered Sudan Revolts (#SudanRevolts), and you can read all our news on this dedicated In Focus page. In our News roundup from October 2, 2013, we mentioned kashiff111 who wrote: ‘We have over 200 of our youth who died for us… if i cant be with them then i will not...

Peacekeeping Helicopter attacked, No support for Abyei referendum, Indonesia, WWF…

Peacekeeping Helicopter attacked, No support for Abyei referendum, Indonesia, WWF…

Our weekly round-up of must-read stories you might have missed: Peacekeeping Helicopter attacked in Congo; United States denies supporting Abyei unilateral referendum; Indonesia seeks to get back its manufacturing mojo; Setting a solar sail by WWF. - Congo-Kinshasa: Attack On...

The IMF and Khartoum: what Eric Reeves and Girifna say about it

The IMF and Khartoum: what Eric Reeves and Girifna say about it

Does the IMF think that bloody crackdowns on demonstrators in Sudan are irrelevant in assessing Khartoum’s economic performance? This is the question Eric Reeves asks in his post, referring to the October 12 press release from the IMF. Reeves explains: ‘[In a press release]...




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