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.

Life under Siege - South Kordofan Needs Assessment

Enough Project,

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.

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.

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.

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.

Learning from the Nuba: Civilian resilience and self-protection during conflict

Justin Corbett, L2GP Report Oct 2011

This study presents the findings from a field-study in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan State, Sudan. Its intention was to learn from the experiences, per ...

Sudan's 'New South': The War in Southern Kordofan and the Prospects for Peace

IKV Pax Christi CPA Alert No 4 October 2011

The economic normalization of Sudan must be made part of a package that includes democratization, both to fulfill the promise of the CPA in the 'two areas' and to prevent (north) Sudan becoming a 'new South'.

Disputed Votes, Deficient Observation: The 2011 election in South Kordofan, Sudan

Aly Verjee, Rift Valley Institute Research Paper, August 2011

The war in South Kordofan followed a disputed election for the governorship of the state, an election endorsed by international and national election obs ...

The Nuba Mountains - Central to Sudan's Stability

IKV Pax Christi CPA Alert No 3 January 2011

More than a line: Sudan's North - South Border

Concordis International Sudan Report September 2010

Post-Conflict Peace-Building and Socio-Economic Integration Issues in Southwest Kordofan

Abdalbasit Saeed, Sudan Report 2008:3

Abdalbasit Saeed, Sudan Report 2008:3 This report presents a political and socio-economical approach to understanding relations between micro-level pea ...

Sudan's Southern Kordofan Problem: The Next Darfur?

International Crisis Group Africa Report N°145 - 21 October 2008

The Risk of Rebellion in Kordofan

Article by Hafiz Mohammed, Justice Africa, London August 12 2008

A language lesson in the Nuba Mountains

SudanTribune article, 14th July 2006, by Omer M. Shurkian, the chairman of the London based Nuba Mountains Solidarity Abroad (NMSA). He can be reached at

SudanTribune article, 14th July 2006, by Omer M. Shurkian, the chairman of the London based Nuba Mountains Solidarity Abroad (NMSA). He can be reached ...

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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.

Ikke mer fred å få
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.

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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