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.
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.
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, 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),
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Jenn Christian, Enough Project, Aug 2012
The MOUs are a positive step forward, but the implementation of the agreements must be closely monitored.
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 ...
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.
HPG Briefing Note, June 2012
Serious threats to the physical safety of civilians, restricted access for humanitarian organisations and escalating humanitarian needs.
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.
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.
Small Arms Survey, Human Security Baseline Assessment 19, April 2012
Arms flows and holdings in 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.
Africal Arguments Blog post, April 2012
Today, the two countries are at war, in the border area of Heglig, as well as by proxy in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, and increasingly in the borderlands of South Sudan as well.
Small arms survey Sudan Issue Briefs Number 18, November 2011
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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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