User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: The Players :: Civil Society
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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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Return of Sudan's feared Janjaweed 4.6.2019 BBC: World
The BBC's Fergal Keane looks at the Janjaweed's history for signs Sudan's protests would turn deadly.
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Sudan coup: Protesters defy curfew after military ousts Bashir 12.4.2019 BBC: World
Thousands reject military rule hours after long-time leader Omar al-Bashir is overthrown and arrested.
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A little optimism, a lot of pessimism: The 2019 outlook for humanitarian crises 24.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An annual report from the U.N. humanitarian agency looks at the challenges ahead.
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#MeToo Campaign for Sudanese Teen Highlights the Need to End Western Saviorism 2.9.2018 Truthout.com
The flash-in-the-pan activism of Noura’s case raises questions about #MeToo and women in the Global South.

The post #MeToo Campaign for Sudanese Teen Highlights the Need to End Western Saviorism appeared first on Truthout.

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She fatally stabbed her husband as he allegedly raped her. A Sudanese court sentenced her to death. 11.5.2018 Washington Post
She fatally stabbed her husband as he allegedly raped her. A Sudanese court sentenced her to death.
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War dividend 10.5.2018 BBC: Business
The global arms trade is now worth $100bn annually, with the US increasingly dominant as the world's top arms exporter.
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They aim to help people in distress, but each year scores of aid workers are killed on the job worldwide 12.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The recent killings of three humanitarian aid workers in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram militants have sent shock waves throughout the humanitarian aid community and illuminated the increasingly precarious landscape such personnel must navigate to help people in areas of conflict and instability.

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Civil war is pushing South Sudan closer to starvation 21.12.2017 AP Top News
JIECH, South Sudan (AP) -- Writhing in agony on the dirt floor of his hut, Bob Wol traced the recent gunshot wounds on his thigh and back with his fingers....
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The U.N. just appealed for more humanitarian funds than ever before. Here’s why. 1.12.2017 Washington Post
The U.N. just appealed for more humanitarian funds than ever before. Here’s why.
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U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’ 23.11.2017 Washington Post
U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’
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‘Better to die in combat than in hunger’: Rescued from war, South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back 11.11.2017 Washington Post
In 2015, during a lull in the country’s civil war, 1,775 boys promised the United Nations that their lives as combatants had ended. Two years later, the boys are returning to the battlefield, and the United Nations’ hopes of ending the global problem of underage fighters are fading.
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They were rescued from war. Now South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back. 10.11.2017 Washington Post
They were rescued from war. Now South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back.
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US ambassador to UN evacuated from volatile South Sudan camp 26.10.2017 AP Top News
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, was evacuated from a U.N. camp for displaced people in South Sudan on Wednesday because of a demonstration against President Salva Kiir, witnesses said....
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UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan 18.10.2017 AP Top News
YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
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Red Cross shocked by driver’s killing in South Sudan 9.9.2017 Washington Post: World
The Red Cross says it is shocked by the killing of one of its staffers in South Sudan as dangers to humanitarian workers rise amid the country’s civil war.
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U.S. warns South Sudan: Continued chaos is not acceptable, aid may be pulled 3.9.2017 Washington Post: World
To help displaced people in the African nation and outside, the United States has sent $730 million in aid this year.
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Child marriage increasing in civil war-torn South Sudan 29.8.2017 AP Top News
RUMBEK, South Sudan (AP) -- "If I'd have refused, my father and brothers would have killed me," Eliza says. Shifting uncomfortably in her plastic chair, the 17-year-old recoils when remembering her wedding day....
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USAID Director Green visits Darfur as U.S. considers lifting sanctions on Sudan 29.8.2017 Washington Post
USAID Director Green visits Darfur as U.S. considers lifting sanctions on Sudan
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South Africa case is opening doors to grim apartheid deaths 27.8.2017 AP Top News
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Room 1026 of Johannesburg's Central Police Station looks like any mid-century office in need of a fresh coat of paint: Dusty vertical blinds hang in the window, opening onto an unremarkable view of a chip shop, a lunchtime favorite for police officers....
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