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Sudan Accused of Cutting Off Civilian Escape Route

Posted January 27th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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A satellite monitoring group says Sudan is trying to block civilians in the country’s violence-plagued Southern Kordofan state from fleeing to safety. New images released Friday by the U.S.-based Satellite Sentinel Project, and analyzed by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, show plumes of smoke rising from an area known as Toroge . The initiative’s Nathaniel Raymond […]

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Watchdog: Sudan Poised for Assault Against Nuba

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A satellite monitoring group says Sudan is on the verge of mounting a final assault against the Nuba people seeking refuge against bomb attacks in Southern Kordofan state. The U.S.-based Satellite Sentinel Project says images show Sudanese government forces have cut off the main evacuation routes in Kauda Valley, where at least 200,000 Nuba people […]

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US Group Claims New Evidence of Violence in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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A U.S.-based group said Thursday it has corroborated U.N. reports and eyewitness accounts claiming that Sudanese government forces committed violence against civilians in the country’s Southern Kordofan state earlier this year. The Satellite Sentinel Project says it has analyzed satellite images and collected field reports that indicate Sudan’s Central Reserve Police (CRP) engaged in the […]

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Rebels Clash with Government Forces in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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Fighting between Sudanese government forces and armed opposition fighters has left dozens dead in the war-torn state of Southern Kordofan. The opposition rebel group Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North said Wednesday it carried out an attack on government troops near the border with South Sudan, killing at least 30 Sudanese soldiers. But a government official rejected […]

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South Sudan Denies Supporting Rebels in Southern Kordofan

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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South Sudan’s government has rejected an accusation from Sudan that it supports rebels in a conflict-ridden Sudanese border state. In a statement Wednesday, South Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it “categorically denies” the accusation that it supports rebels in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state. South Sudan said the conflict in the state is partly due […]

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South Sudan Denies Supporting Rebels in Southern Kordofan

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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South Sudan’s government has rejected an accusation from Sudan that it supports rebels in a conflict-ridden Sudanese border state. In a statement Wednesday, South Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it “categorically denies” the accusation that it supports rebels in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state. South Sudan said the conflict in the state is partly due […]

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Sudan Lodges Complaint Against South Sudan At UN

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 9:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Sudan has submitted a complaint about South Sudan to the U.N. Security Council, accusing the south of sparking unrest in a border state. A spokesman for Sudan’s foreign ministry said Tuesday that the complaint accuses South Sudan of supporting rebels in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state. Sudan’s government is battling ethnic Nuba fighters in the state, […]

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Sudan Lodges Complaint Against South Sudan At UN

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Sudan has submitted a complaint about South Sudan to the U.N. Security Council, accusing the south of sparking unrest in a border state. A spokesman for Sudan’s foreign ministry said Tuesday that the complaint accuses South Sudan of supporting rebels in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state. Sudan’s government is battling ethnic Nuba fighters in the state, […]

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Sudan Lodges Complaint Against South Sudan At UN

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Sudan has submitted a complaint about South Sudan to the U.N. Security Council, accusing the south of sparking unrest in a border state. A spokesman for Sudan’s foreign ministry said Tuesday that the complaint accuses South Sudan of supporting rebels in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan state. Sudan’s government is battling ethnic Nuba fighters in the state, […]

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Rights Groups Cite Possible War Crimes by Sudan’s Army

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Two human rights groups say Sudan’s army may have committed war crimes in the country’s Southern Kordofan state. London-based Amnesty International and New York-based Human Rights Watch said Tuesday they have evidence that Sudanese forces have carried out an “indiscriminate bombing campaign” since June. The groups said in a statement they have documented bombings in […]

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