The conflict between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan People's Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N) has had a heavy cost on civilians living in South Kordofan. Security concerns are an increasing threat to the population, displacement is a major problem, food security is poor, education has been seriously impacted by the conflict, and health statistics are dramatic.
This press statement is an attempt to make sense of the events of December 15 through 17Th in Juba, when members of the Tiger Battalion of ...
HSBA, Small Arms Survey, July 2013
After more than a decade of rebellion, proxy arming, and shifting alignments between the Government of Sudan (GoS) and both Arab and non-Arab populations in the region, the Darfur conflict appears little closer to resolution than it did in 2003.
HSBA Working Paper, Joshua Craze
Almost two years after South Sudan became Africa’s newest nation-state, its border with Sudan is neither delimited nor demarcated. While a series of ...
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.
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.
On September 27, 2012, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed agreements concerning a host of issues resulting fro ...
For nearly three weeks, from September 4 to 27, 2012, representatives of Sudan and South Sudan met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to negotiate a comprehensive pea ...
The Nordic Africa Institute, Life and Peace Institute
Report from four seminars on challenges and opportunities for peacebuilding in Sudan, held in March and April 2012 in Uppsala and Stockholm, Sweden. Eac ...
Rift Valley Institute, Douglas Johnson, August 2012
South Sudan is a missing piece in the jigsaw of Africa's past, says RVI Fellow Douglas Johnson.
SUDD Institute Issue Paper, Aug 2012
The euphoria about the sense of freedom that came with the declaration of independence may be starting to wane across the country.
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 ...
Jenn Christian, Enough Project, July 2012
On June 28, the latest round of negotiations between the governments of Sudan and South Sudan adjourned after the Sudanese delegation requested leave to ...
Media in Cooperation and Transition, July 2012
Sudanese journalism functions within a complex web of party politics, governance, and media.
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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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Ingen viktige fredsavtaler er inngått i verden de siste åtte årene. De fleste «intern-konflikter» er ikke det de gir seg ut for å være. De er deler av internasjonale konfliktsystemer der eksterne aktører spiller helt sentrale roller, skriver Gunnar M. Sørbø i en utenriksanalyse i Morgenbladet.
Norge i Sudan - på bunnen av sola Bibiana Dahle Piene (2014)
Evaluation methodologies for aid in conflict edited by Ole Winckler Andersen, Beate Bull, Megan Kennedy-Chouane (2014)
Disrupting territories - land, commodification Jörg Gertel, Richard Rottenburg (2014)
Sudan divided - continuing conflict in a contested state edited by Gunnar M. Sørbø and Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (2013)
Dealing with government in South Sudan - histories of chiefship, community Cherry Leonardi (2013)
The Borderlands of South Sudan - authority and identity in contemporary and historical perspectives edited by Christopher Vaughan, Mareike Schomerus, Lotje de Vries (2013)
Against a tide of evil - how one man became the whistleblower to the first mass murder of the twenty-first century Mukesh Kapila, [Damien Lewis] (2013)
Mediation and liberal peacebuilding - peace from the ashes of war? edited by Mikael Eriksson and Roland Kostic (2013)
The pastoral Fulbe in the Sudan Funj region - a study of the interaction between state and society Elhadi Ibrahim Osman (2013)