User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: The Players :: UN
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Editorial: The global crisis we're forgetting about — 71 million people displaced by war and unrest 13.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The world faces a humanitarian crisis of historic proportions propelled by war and political instability, and so far has not devised workable remedies or programs.

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South Sudan forges unity government, renewing fragile hope for peace 23.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
President Salva Kiir swore in his rival, rebel leader Riek Machar, as vice president on Saturday. The landmark deal could spell an end to years of violence, but it's not their first attempt.
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Boat carrying 91 migrants goes missing in Mediterranean 21.2.2020 Hindu: International
The inflatable boat carrying mostly African migrants departed from al-Qarbouli, 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of the capital Tripoli on February 8
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Locust swarms: South Sudan latest to be hit by invasion 18.2.2020 BBC: Science
The ravenous pests have devoured crops and pasture threatening a food crisis in East Africa.
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Will genocide charge against Sudan's Bashir stick? 14.2.2020 BBC: World
A lot of work is needed before Sudan's ex-dictator faces an international court, argues Alex de Waal.
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Third of world's poorest girls denied access to school 20.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
A "crippling learning crisis" faces girls in some of the world's most deprived countries, says UN.
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Darfur conflict: Sudan launches investigation into crimes 23.12.2019 BBC: World
A trial could take place outside the country if necessary, the state prosecutor says.
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Refugees 'at increased' risk from extreme weather 10.12.2019 BBC: Science
Climate change could make the problem worse, multiplying the misery for displaced people.
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In pictures: Global protests denounce violence against women 26.11.2019 BBC: World
People take to the streets in countries from Mexico to Spain to demand an end to violence against women.
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Medical Professionals Must Be Advocates for Migrant Patients 10.11.2019 Truthout.com
We honor the Hippocratic Oath when we work to ensure that U.S. policies don't add to migrants' ...
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Commentary: Why the Desert X art festival deal with Saudi Arabia is morally corrupt 29.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

It started as a promising California art biennial. It's now a partnership with a government linked to human rights abuses and the killing of a journalist.

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BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year? 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Our most inspiring and influential women of 2019 give us their vision of a female-led future.
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Displaced people: Why are more fleeing home than ever before? 24.9.2019 BBC: World
The number of people uprooted across the globe stands at a record 71 million. Why are so many on the move?
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Sudan transition: Abdalla Hamdok appointed new prime minister 22.8.2019 BBC: World
It's the latest move designed to bring about civilian rule and end months of political strife.
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Betty Bigombe: The woman who befriended a warlord 8.8.2019 BBC: World
Betty Bigombe led peace talks in Uganda with Joseph Kony, leader of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army.
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Libya civil war and natural resources attract mix of nations 3.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

Libya, an arena for regional and international rivalries, has turned into an international chess game. Among the players are the U.S. — and Russia.

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Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold 20.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
Accused of widespread abuses, the Rapid Support Forces sprang from "Janjaweed" militias linked to genocide in Darfur.
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Airstrike kills dozens of migrants at detention center in Libya 3.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

An airstrike killed at least 31 migrants held at a detention center near the Libyan capital of Tripoli late Tuesday, health officials and the United Nations said. The government blamed the attack on forces led by rogue warlord Gen. Khalifa Haftar.

An additional 69 people were wounded, according...

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Sudan crisis: Internet restored - but only for lawyer 24.6.2019 BBC: World
A lawyer, who won his case over a three-week blackout, is to return to court on behalf of other Sudanese.
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More than 70 million displaced worldwide, says UNHCR 19.6.2019 BBC: World
The number is the highest in the UN refugee agency's history.
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