User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: Refugees
Last updated: Jun 21 2018 17:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Human trafficking reaches 'horrific' new heights, declares U.N. report 15.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new report from the U.N. Office of Drugs and Crime finds that violent conflict is creating new opportunities for traffickers -- and children and girls are increasingly targeted.
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Global refugee count highest ever in 2017: UN report 21.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The number of refugees worldwide registered an annual increase of 13% to reach 25.4 million in 2017, the highest known total to date, according to a U
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Trump is reassessing aid to South Sudan. Observers say cuts would be a disaster. 11.5.2018 Washington Post: World
its government has been accused of blocking critical humanitarian aid and prolonging endemic violence in the country.
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The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In multiple miserable corners of the world, where U.S. envoys and aid would normally be, there is a void.
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Another Trump trade war, this time with Rwanda over clothes 12.4.2018 AP Business
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The sweaty mechanic tossed aside the used jeans one by one, digging deep through the pile of secondhand clothes that are at the center of another, if little-noticed, Trump administration trade war....
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South Sudan ex-military chief forms new opposition party 9.4.2018 Washington Post: World
South Sudan’s former military chief of staff Paul Malong is launching a new opposition party to challenge what he says is the corrupt government and to take part in the country’s upcoming peace talks at the end April in neighboring Ethiopia.
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Caught in Congo’s tides of war: 40,000 have crossed a lake seeking refuge 7.4.2018 Washington Post
Nearly 400,000 people have been displaced by renewed violence, according to the United Nations. More than 40,000 have crossed Lake Albert in rickety boats to Uganda, where they have been resettled in an ever-expanding refu­gee camp.
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