User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: Refugees
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Sudan to send more troops to Darfur after deadly attacks 27.7.2020 BBC: World
More than 80 people were killed in two attacks in Sudan's restive western region, the UN says.
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Coronavirus: Five of the countries most at risk from famine in 2020 22.4.2020 BBC: World
As the World Food Programme warns of the worst crisis since WWII, which countries are most vulnerable?
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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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Trump’s Expansion of the Muslim Ban May Be Enabling Rohingyan Genocide 27.2.2020 Truthout.com
Trump’s ban blocks one of the last pathways to a life of dignity and freedom from violence for the ...
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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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South Sudan rivals Salvaa Kiir and Riek Machar strike unity deal 22.2.2020 BBC: World
The deal is intended to end six years of conflict which has killed some 400,000 people.
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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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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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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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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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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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The persistence of resistance in Sudan 2.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Protests in Sudan that began in December over steep price increases on bread and fuel led military leaders in April to oust President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir, who had ruled the beleaguered African nation for 30 years. In the months since, however, demonstrators have not gone away, but have persisted,...

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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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How the Upheaval in Khartoum Affects One of Sudan’s Longest-Running Crises 17.6.2019 Truthout.com
Civilians’ futures are dependent on what transpires in Khartoum.
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Chaos in Sudan and the rest of North Africa threatens all of us 10.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Two African dictators, who between them ruled 85 million people, were ousted from office last month. This was no coincidence. The popular unrest that dislodged Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is part of a wave of conflict engulfing northern...

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Sudan crisis: Protest leaders demand end of 'deep state' 15.4.2019 BBC: World
Thousands maintain a sit-in outside army headquarters calling for an immediate move to civilian rule.
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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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Americans are ignoring the creation of a lost generation of children around the world 22.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A privileged sensibility pervades this country, an implicit we-are-not-them exceptionalism that allows us to believe that American children are separated from, and immune to, the problems afflicting children in the rest of the world.

Just watch a night of television and catch the plentiful ads...

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