Tag Archives: Sudan

The case for removing US sanctions on Sudan

The US first imposed sanctions on Sudan more than two decades ago. By 12 July 2017, the administration of President Donald Trump must decide whether to permanently lift some of these. This is not …

Decades-Old U.S. Sanctions on Sudan Lifted

United Nations – Among his final actions, President Obama lifted U.S. sanctions against Sudan, a move welcomed by some. On January 13, the Obama administration announced its change to the 20-year old policy, stating …

Sudan detains human rights defender Dr Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, again

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It seems that Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, a soft-spoken man of the deepest integrity is a threat to those who seek to maintain their brutal power in Sudan. His ability to …

UN Unable to Fully Investigate Chemical Weapons Allegations in Sudan

United Nations (New York) – The UN has only limited access to Jebel Marra, the location in Sudan where Amnesty International alleges Sudanese government forces have used chemical weapons, UN Peacekeeping Chief Herve Ladsous …

Darfur group denies involvement in fighting in east Libya

Khartoum (Sudan) – Sudanese rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) on Monday has denied participation in the ongoing fighting in east Libya. On Sunday, forces opposed to Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) launched …

Netanyahu’s East Africa tour and Israel’s secret aid-for-asylum-seekers scheme

Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers in Israel face an impossible choice: stay and risk detention or leave “voluntarily” for Rwanda or Uganda.

Earlier this month, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluded a visit to East …

Caught Between Two Sudans

Abeyi – When Chris Bak returned two weeks ago to the disputed border town of Abyei, which voted this week on whether to join Sudan or South Sudan, he barely recognised it as the place …

Sudanese women: you can beat us but you cannot break us

While the anger is accumulating in Sudan and peaceful demonstrators are being injured and killed by the Sudanese regime forces, this comes as a natural result of years of injustices. Sudan has been exposed to …