South Sudan Refugees

South Sudan Urgently Needs Help to Stave Off Famine, U.N. Warns

By NICK CUMMING-BRUCEAPRIL 3, 2014 Source: New York Times A South Sudanese woman ground grain from the World Food Program on Wednesday in western Ethiopia, where close to 90,000 South Sudanese have fled. Credit Zacharias Abubeker/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images GENEVA — South Sudan needs $230 million in international aid in the next 60 days…

Darfur refugees in Chad

Sudanese civil society say there is no shortcut to national dialogue

Statement from Sudanese civil society  We welcome calls for a national dialogue in Sudan, but we are deeply concerned as active civil society organisations that current plans for dialogue fall short of the minimum required. A common approach to addressing grievances across our country is desperately needed. A de facto one party system has confiscated…

Darfur refugees

Massive Air and Ground Attacks Against Civilians in Darfur

Massive Air and Ground Attacks Against Civilians in Darfur: New Reports from the Satellite Sentinel Project Eric Reeves, 28 March 2014 In a series of recent reports, the Satellite Sentinel Project has provided substantial, professionally analyzed satellite imagery indicating unambiguously the continuing escalation of assaults on Darfuri civilians, primarily those from ethnically African tribal groups.…