Media Interviews and Questions
Jul 1, 2011
The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has released imagery revealing that the Government of Sudan has positioned four vehicles consistent with multiple-rocket launcher (MRL) systems at a recently reinforced base within 65 kilometers of the tense border region of South Kordofan. The rocket launchers, consistent with BM-21 Grads, have a range of 20 kilometers and are capable of launching a hail of 40 rockets in a single volley.
Jun 30, 2011
The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has documented visual evidence corroborating published reports that the Government of Sudan has bombarded ten towns and villages in the Nuba Mountains region of South Kordofan. Satellite imagery and photographs of attack aircraft corroborate multiple reports of a campaign of shelling and aerial bombing by Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) which has allegedly displaced tens of thousands of civilians since June 7.
Jun 20, 2011
Unless the United States approach toward Sudan changes on multiple fronts, increasing violence in Sudan will become an international conflict that could threaten the wider stability of the region and will continue to cause new levels of human suffering, said a group of anti-genocide and human rights organizations.
Jun 17, 2011
The Senate Armed Services Committee set aside $35 million to fund a strategy for eliminating the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Central Africa’s most brutal militia, and rebuilding communities affected by their campaign of violence.
Jun 16, 2011
As a deterrent against escalating violence in Sudan, especially that caused by aerial bombing campaigns, the Obama administration should ramp up an array of new financial sanctions aimed at the heart of the Sudanese regime's military-industrial complex, and immediately begin preparations to provide air defense capabilities to the Government of South Sudan when it becomes independent, said the Enough Project.
Jun 15, 2011
The international community must acknowledge that an undeclared war is now beginning between North and South Sudan says Sudan Now, a group of anti-genocide and human rights organizations.
Former Prosecutors and State Department War Crimes Officials Affirm Satellite Sentinel Project Findings of Apparent War Crimes in AbyeiJun 1, 2011
A bipartisan group of former civilian and military officials has affirmed the Satellite Sentinel Project’s (SSP) analysis of visual evidence that the Government of Sudan allegedly committed war crimes during its occupation of the disputed region of Abyei.
Exclusive: Photos Show Deliberate Destruction of Banton Bridge, Abyei Town's Key Link with South SudanMay 30, 2011
New photos provide evidence of the deliberate destruction by Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) of Banton Bridge, Abyei town's primarily link with Southern Sudan. Abyei is currently being occupied by the SAF and northern-aligned armed militias.
Electronics, auto makers should commit now to due diligence standards to end trade in conflict mineralsMay 27, 2011
The organizations CENADEP – Kinshasa, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, Enough Project, Global Witness, Partnership Africa Canada, UAID – North Kivu, welcome the endorsement yesterday by the OECD ministerial council of the Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-affected and High-Risk Areas, and call on companies that use minerals from the Great Lakes Region of Africa to begin implementing these standards without delay.
May 25, 2011
New photos provide evidence of organized ransacking and razing in Sudan’s Abyei town, which is currently being occupied by the Sudan Armed Forces and northern-aligned armed militias.
May 24, 2011
The Obama administration needs to do more to end the humanitarian crisis created by the brutal Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in central Africa, a group of human rights organizations said in a new publication, “President Obama’s LRA Strategy Report Card.”
May 23, 2011
The U.S. government’s incentive-oriented policy toward Sudan has not achieved its objectives. The Khartoum regime has militarily occupied Abyei, escalated bombing and aid cut-offs in Darfur, and increased support for ethnic militias throughout the South. The process toward normalization between the U.S. and Sudan should be suspended and offered incentives should be supplanted by escalating consequences for government officials in Khartoum and any other party that promotes violence, commits human rights abuses, and targets civilians, said a group of prominent anti-genocide and human rights advocacy organizations.
May 20, 2011
On Friday, three villages north of Abyei town were reportedly bombed, and a fourth reportedly bombed or shelled, according to multiple reports from sources on the ground, said the Enough Project. Sources say the Sudan Armed Forces conducted the bombings. These reports have not been officially confirmed. The U.N. Security Council had been scheduled for a visit to Abyei this coming Monday.
May 5, 2011
A credible international certification system is badly needed to ensure that minerals used to make tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold are not fueling rape and violence in Congo, the Enough Project said in a report released today.
Sudan: Satellite Images Confirm Village Razing in Nuba Mountains, as Gubernatorial Candidates Trade Charges Ahead of VoteApr 19, 2011
The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has confirmed the razing of more than 350 structures at el-Feid village in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, Sudan.