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Oil Blockade: Sudan’s Bid to Twist Arms in Talks with South Sudan

Sudan has begun to block the oil exports of newly independent South Sudan in a move aimed at changing negotiating dynamics to its favor. The decision has prevented a total of 1.6 million barrels of oil from being exported to two buyers and comes as talks in Addis Ababa between the two countries’ ruling party representatives are taking place  Read More »

Sudan Refugees: “The Signals were There” for A Return to War

“The signals were there” for war to return to his home state of Blue Nile, said Aziz. He sat on a wooden bench among a group of men, mostly refugees who also fled from fighting in the state. Yusaf spoke to Enough alongside Ibrahim, Ali, and Osman, all of whom came from the town of Baw. Given their statements, all are likely active SPLM-North party members.  Read More »

Using Witnesses in the Fight for Human Rights

Darfur's Abu Souk camp - AP

In this oped for Canada's Embassy magazine, Kyle Matthews of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University and I wrote about the impact of the Responsibility to Protect doctrine on mass atrocities, 10 years after it was introduced.  Read More »

62 U.S. Representatives Call for Shift in Policy Towards Sudan

A bipartisan group of 62 Members of Congress sent a letter this week to President Obama urging the administration to recalibrate U.S. policy towards Sudan in order to address the serious humanitarian and security crises that millions of civilians are facing.  Read More »

Sudan Rebel Groups Unite, Pledging to Overthrow Bashir

Yasir Arman and Malik Agar - Reuters

Amid cross-border attacks by the government of Sudan on South Sudan, and the recent takeover of the former rebel stronghold Kurmuk in Sudan’s Blue Nile state, major Sudanese rebel groups have officially joined forces in an alliance to topple the Khartoum regime.  Read More »

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

SSP Corroborates Evidence of Bombings of South Sudan Refugee Camps

The Satellite Sentinel Project followed up its November 11 report showing Sudan Armed Forces increasing air attack capacity near the border of Sudan and South Sudan with another report today that confirms evidence of bombings in Guffa and Yida refugee camps in South Sudan.  Read More »

Bombing in South Sudan

Enough Project Co-founder John Prendergast and Policy Advisor Omer Ismail discuss the Nov. 10 2011 bombing of a refugee camp in South Sudan by Sudanese military aircraft. Ismail just returned from the region, where he heard accounts of refugees from Blue Nile State.

Enough Project Co-founder John Prendergast and Policy Advisor Omer Ismail discuss the Nov. 10 2011 bombing of a refugee camp in South Sudan by Sudanese military aircraft. Ismail just returned from the region, where he heard accounts of refugees from Blue Nile State.

Sudanese Leaders Trade Blame as Threat of War Rises

Less than two hours after South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit concluded an address to the media and diplomatic core in Juba today, news broke out of yet another bombing by Sudan Armed Forces, or SAF, on South Sudan territory, which Enough reported on earlier today. At the briefing, Salva Kiir warned over escalation of conflict in the bordering areas.  Read More »

Breaking News: Sudan Bombs Yida Refugee Camp in South Sudan

The Sudan Armed Forces, or SAF, attacked a refugee camp in South Sudan at 2:53 p.m. local time today. Enough Project sources indicated that no one was killed or injured in the attack, contrary to initial estimates from the Unity state government. However, casualty figures remain unconfirmed.  Read More »

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