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Sudan Civil War

Video Report Sheds Light On Fierce Fighting In Sudan

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.12.2015 | World

As Sudan gears up for general elections in April, the country's president, Omar al-Bashir, has ramped up the fight against rebel forces across the cou...

Matthew Jacobs

From Civil War In Sudan To Starring With Reese Witherspoon

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.17.2014 | Entertainment

"Hollywood has given a voice to the dead." At 7 years old, Emmanuel Jal walked several hundred miles, from Sudan to Ethiopia, to flee a civil war. ...

From a Former Child Soldier, Why We Must End the Violence in South Sudan

Ger Duany | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Ger Duany

I learned how to use weapons before I could read and write. It was not my decision, it happened simply because, during the civil war, there were no schools, so that AK-47s in our hands replaced our pens and books.

Are We Still Dedicated to Peace in South Sudan?

Don Golden | Posted 04.25.2012 | World
Don Golden

If we continue to stand now for peace in South Sudan, then their first chapter as a nation could read of new schools and children living past their 5th birthdays, instead of burned marketplaces and displaced refugees.

Christmas Tragedy: Sudanese Refugee Killed Outside Home (UPDATE)

Posted 12.28.2011 | Denver

Youn Malual, a 43-year-old immigrant, was found shot to death late Christmas night in front of his home in Arapahoe County, Colorado. UPDATE: Fr...

The Republic Of Sudan: Crisis Within

Arjun Sethi | Posted 11.01.2011 | World
Arjun Sethi

The Republic of Sudan's recent decision to permit UN relief agencies into South Kordofan for a humanitarian assessment is a smokescreen. The international community must demand more.

WATCH Ros Wynne Jones: Further Trouble For South Sudan?

Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

After 40 years of civil war, South Sudan has finally won its long sought after independence. However, South Sudan still has far more to worry about th...

I Finally Graduated

Glen Pearson | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada
Glen Pearson

He just turned 14 this past week and last night was his eighth grade graduation -- high school now beckons. Like every other parent present, I watched...

Protecting Civilians and Promoting Peace in Sudan (Video)

Mia Farrow | Posted 05.28.2011 | World
Mia Farrow

2011-03-28-gjgj.jpgMany South Sudan residents feel abandoned by the international community. But we also know it is not too late to change the equation.

Bang the Drum for Peace in Darfur (Video)

Don Cheadle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Don Cheadle

2011-03-15-darfur.jpgPeople are still dying in Darfur. Villages are still being bombed. Women are still being subjected to sexual assaults. Here's what we need to do.

A New Chapter in Southern Sudan

Larry Garber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Larry Garber

Even as few doubt the outcome of South Sudan's referendum, the population has projected a profound collective dignity, reflecting an awareness of the enormity of the step just taken and the challenges that lie ahead.

Referendum for Sudan, Requiem for Africa

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

It is the best of times in the Sudan. It is the worst of times in the Sudan. It is the happiest day in the Sudan. It is the saddest day in the Sudan. It is referendum for the Sudan. It is requiem for Africa.

Territorial Triumph And Geopolitical Pitfalls In South Sudan

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 07.13.2011 | World
Derek Henry Flood

Only time will tell whether "North" Sudan will accept a Republic of South Sudan -- and whether or not the two states will work in concert or begin an African Cold War with oil as the bargaining chip.

As Sudan Referendum Nears, Northerners Brace for Backlash

Jehanne Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jehanne Henry

With the North-South referendum now clearly in sight in Sudan, it is high time for world leaders to press Khartoum to secure a sustainable, enduring peace. It can do so by ending its long history of abuses.

US to Bashir: Zero Tolerance for Gamesmanship

Nina Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nina Shea

The story is all-too-familiar. A Sudanese town is burnt to the ground. Schools and hospitals are targeted and destroyed. Hundreds of civilians are murdered by tribal militia and 50,000 more are driven from their homes.

Sudan's Shaky Peace: Amazing Photos From National Geographic

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This month's National Geographic features an in depth look at Sudan, which could soon fracture into two nations when the southern semi-autonomous zone...

Soap Star Kim Zimmer Puts The Spotlight On Darfur

NBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Cause Celeb highlights a celebrity's work on behalf of a specific cause. This week, Kim Zimmer, Daytime Emmy Award winner and star of "One Life to Liv...

Failed Elections in Sudan: Now What?

Ruth Messinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ruth Messinger

The failed elections were not a sign that we have failed, but they were a wake-up call that we have a long way to go.

Abyei: A Harbinger for Sudan

Colin Thomas-Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Colin Thomas-Jensen

As with other conflicts inside Sudan, the ongoing, violent tug of war over Abyei -- an oil rich territory straddling the north-south border -- has both local and national dimensions.

Sudan Civil War Peace Teeters Back Towards Violence (AUDIO)

WorldFocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Conflict and bloodshed in Sudan are not limited to the Darfur region -- separate crises are flaring in the north, the south and in the central Nuba Mo...

Sudan and the International Criminal Court

Heidi Kingstone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heidi Kingstone

There are a number of possible outcomes if an arrest warrant is issued. Bashir has already been indicted on ten counts of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide, although it is speculated that the last might be dropped.

Maintaining the Peace we Have in Sudan

Amb. John Danforth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. John Danforth

The Comprehensive Peace Agreement, signed by the Sudanese government in 2005, could well collapse this year, restarting an old war and perhaps aggravating the ongoing war in Darfur.

War Child, Story of a Sudanese Child Soldier Turned Hip Hop Star, is Horrifying, Humanizing, Edifying

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

New indie documentary film War Child is a must-see. It tells the sad, courageous story of Emmanuel Jal, a young Sudanese man who was a child soldier during the Sudanese Civil War of the 80s, and became a successful Hip Hop artist.

Al-Bashir Talks of Peace in Darfur While Escalating the Violence

Ken Bacon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Bacon

Three events on Monday help illustrate the cruel complexities of the death, destruction and displacement in the Darfur region of Sudan.

Simon Atem: Turning Rage Into Reconciliation In Sudan

ODE Magazine | Stacey Kalish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

This article was originally published in ODE Magazine. Simon Atem was 7 when he watched soldiers shoot and kill his uncle while he held Simon's hand....