Peacebuilding in Sudan: Micro- Macro Issues

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Two Fronts, One War: Evolution of the Two Areas Conflict

Thos working paper from HSBA tracks the between the Government of Sudan (GoS) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army-North (SPLM/A-N) in South Kordofan and Blue Nile. The conflict has now entered its fourth year,taking a horrendous toll on civilians.

Conflict in the Two Areas

Small Arms Survey, HSBA

This update provides a detailed fieldwork-based update on the beginning of the dry season military campaigns in South Kordofan and Blue Nile, the state of negotiations, and the growing alignment of the Sudan Revolutionary Front and the unarmed Sudanese political opposition.

Sudan's Spreading Conflict (II): War in Blue Nile

International Crisis Group, June 2013

The conflict in Sudan's Blue Nile state will not end until the Khartoum government re-engages in national dialogue with opposition forces, states this report from the International Crisis Group.

Have we lost the ability to respond to refugee crises? The Maban response

Humanitarian Practice Network, Tiller and Healy, may 2013

In November 2011, fighting in Blue Nile State in Sudan led to the flight of some 25,000 refugees to Maban County, in Upper Nile State in South Sudan. In May 2012, a second wave of 35,000 refugees arrived, in very bad condition. This article assesses the humanitarian response to the emergency.

Sudan: Civilians caught in unending crisis in Southern Kordofan

Amnesty International, April 2013

The armed conflict in Sudan's Southern Kordofan state between the Sudanese government and armed opposition group, the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N), continues unabated, and to the detriment of the civilian population.

SRRA special report from inside rebel held territory

SRRA special report, December 2012

This special 21-page report is the first definitive assessment of the situation in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States by the Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Agency (SRRA) ­ the relief wing of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army-North (SPLM/A-N),

Under Siege

Human Rights Watch, December 2012

The Sudanese government's indiscriminate aerial bombardment and shelling in Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states has killed and injured scores of civilians since the conflict began more than a year ago. This report from Human Rights Watch documents the suffering of the civilians and describes the effect of Sudan's refusal to allow humanitarian assistance into rebel-held areas.

Not Just Mediation: The United Nations Security Council's Role in Supporting Peace in the Two Sudans

Enough Project, November 2012

Peacemaking efforts between Sudan and South Sudan are at a crossroads. A long mediation effort conducted under the auspices of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel, headed by Thabo Mbeki, begins to wind down. The U.N. Security Council now have the opportunity to vote on a set of recommendations from the African Union Peace and Security Council. Without a strong stand from the U.N Security Council, the prospects for peace could be undermined.

Sudan and South Sudan: Current Issues for Congress and U.S. Policy

Congressional Research Service

Summary: Congress has played an active role in U.S. policy toward Sudan for more than three decades. Efforts to support an end to the ...

United Nations Security Council Resolution 2046 Compliance Tracker: Summary Chart

Enough Project, Oct 2012

The chart identifies the government of Sudan, the government of South Sudan, and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North's respective compliance, or lack thereof.

Sudan's Southern Rebellion: The "Two Areas"

Civil-Military Fusion Centre

Outline of the rebel groups active within South Kordofan state and Blue Nile state; the current status of the conflict in the region and the humanitarian impacts of the conflict.

Rapid Food Security And Nutrition Assessment: South Kordofan

Enough Project, Oct 2012

Severe malnutrition and dire food security outlooks are a result of the government of Sudan's violent campaign against civilian populations in South Kordofan state and its intentional denial of international humanitarian aid.

Have the Tripartite Partners Secured Humanitarian Relief for South Kordofan and Blue Nile?

Jenn Christian, Enough Project, Aug 2012

The MOUs are a positive step forward, but the implementation of the agreements must be closely monitored.

Down to the Wire: An Update on Negotiations Between the Sudans

Amanda Hsiao, Enough Project, July 2012

In the last days before the August 2 deadline, Sudan and South Sudan’s positions on key outstanding issues—arrangements on oil and associated fin ...

Sudan's Man-Made Catastrophe: A War on Civilians in South Kordofan and Blue Nile

Sullivan, D. and Orcutt, S., July 2012, United to End Genocide

Attacks against civilians and blocking of aid by the Government of Sudan continue even as the conditions in the refugee camps are deteriorating. As the rainy season reaches its peak, the people of South Kordofan and Blue Nile are being forced to make an impossible choice between continued attacks and starvation in their homeland or disease and malnutrition en route to flooded camps across the border.

Humanitarian Crisis in South Kordofan: The Need for a Political Solution

HPG Briefing Note, June 2012

Serious threats to the physical safety of civilians, restricted access for humanitarian organisations and escalating humanitarian needs.

'We can run away from bombs, but not from hunger'. Sudans refugees in South Sudan.

Amnesty International , June 2012

Civilians in Sudan's Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states bear the brunt of fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan People's Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N). This report focuses on the situation of Sudan's refugees in South Sudan and documents human rights violations.

UN Resolution 2046 (2012)

United Nations Security Council, 2 May 2012

In this resolution, the Security Council expresses deep concern at the humanitarian situation created by the fighting between Sudan and South Sudan, and the continued fighting in the states of Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, in Sudan. The resolution condemns all acts of violence committed against civilians in violation of international humanitarian law and human rights law.

Reaching for the gun

Small Arms Survey, Human Security Baseline Assessment 19, April 2012

Arms flows and holdings in South Sudan

Preventing Full-Scale War between Sudan and South Sudan

International Crisis Group Alert, 18 April 2012

First priority is a security deal that stops both the fighting between the North and the South, as well as Khartoum and the SRF, but for this to hold it must also be clearly linked to binding commitments to discuss and implement political reforms.

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Allahu Akbar: A Friday in Khartoum
I am sipping to my coffee as I am listening to the local imam through the loudspeaker as he addresses his congregation inside the mosque.

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Recent books in the Resource Centre:

Civil uprisings in modern Sudan - the 'Khartoum Springs' of 1964 and 1985 W.J. Berridge (2015)

Conflict in the Nuba Mountains - from genocide by attrition to the contemporary crisis in Sudan edited by Samuel Totten and Amanda F. Grzyb (2015)

Multidimensional change in Sudan (1989-2011) - reshaping livelihoods, conflicts and identities edited by Barbara Casciarri, Munzoul A.M. Assal and François Ireton (2015)

Gum Arabic - a gift from the bush Abul Gasim Seif el Din (2015)

Sudan's killing fields - political violence and fragmentation edited by Laura Nyantung Beny and Sondra Hale (2015)

Water, civilisation and power in Sudan - the political economy of military-Islamist state building Harry Verhoeven (2015)

På livet løs - med Norsk Folkehjelp i Sør-Sudan Halle Jørn Hanssen ; med forord av Thorvald Stoltenberg og Pa'gan Amum (2015)

Sudan and South Sudan - from one to two Bona Malwal (2015)

Past, present, and future - fifty years of anthropology in Sudan Munzoul A. M. Asal, Musa Adam Abdul-Jalil (2015)

Emerging orders in the Sudans editors, Sandra Calkins, Enrico Ille, Richard Rottenburg (2015)

More recent books in the Resource Centre

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