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Human Rights Body Should Urgently Review Submission by Ngok Dinka People of Abyei

On the one-year anniversary of the commencement of the Southern Sudan referendum, January 9, 2012, the Ngok Dinka people of the disputed Abyei Area formally requested that the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, or CERD, immediately consider the actions of the Sudanese government vis-à-vis the Ngok Dinka people in Abyei.  Read More »

Oil Disputes Shadow First Day of Sudan-South Sudan Talks

A new round of post-independence talks between Sudan and South Sudan began today in Addis Ababa and are slated to last until next Monday, January 24. Front and center in this round of talks is the issue of Khartoum and Juba’s undetermined oil relationship, and the size of the transit fee—measured in dollars per barrel of oil—that South Sudan should pay to Khartoum for the use of pipelines that cross Sudan’s territory.  Read More »

U.N.-A.U. Mission Visits LRA-affected Countries, Calls for Regional Cooperation

LRA Arrow Boys - Enough - Laura Heaton

Two high-ranking officials traveled to Bangui, Juba, Kampala, and Kinshasa last week to address the coordination of regional efforts to defeat the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA. There were several important advancements in the regional initiative that came out of the recent trip.  Read More »

Darfur: The Doha Peace Process, December 2010-present

This week's post in the series Enough 101 looks at the history of the Darfur conflict from late 2010 to present, building off of last week's post that covered 2003 to 2006.  Read More »

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

Sudan / Bart Fisher Protest

Activists rallied against attorney Bart Fisher, who the government of Sudan is paying $20,000 a month to lobby for removal from the US State Sponsors of Terrorism list.

Activists rallied against attorney Bart Fisher, who the government of Sudan is paying $20,000 a month to lobby for removal from the US State Sponsors of Terrorism list.

Blue Nile Refugees from Darfur: ‘Same War’ Made Us Flee

“We were running, most of the time on foot. Sometimes there is a vehicle, sometimes you have to go straight, sometimes you have to zigzag,” said Zahara, a refugee in Sherkole refugee camp. “It all depends on the security situation.”

Zahara, a Masseleit originally from the city of El Geneina in West Darfur, was describing her second time fleeing a war in Sudan. The first time, she ran from Darfur. The second time, in September, it was from Kurmuk, Blue Nile.  Read More »

Darfur: A Brief History of Conflict, 2003-2006

This week's post in the series Enough 101 looks at the underpinnings of the Darfur conflict. It's the first of a two-part history of the crisis in Sudan's Western region.  Read More »

Taking Sudanese Voices to the Next Level

Last weekend, the Enough Project partnered with Voices for Sudan—a local nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C. that works to amplify the voices of Sudanese diaspora in the U.S.— to host a media and advocacy skill-building workshop. It was designed to teach practical skills that would empower members of the diaspora to become more prominent voices in the media, on Capitol Hill, online, and in their own communities.  Read More »

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

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