June 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Omer Ismail, a Senior Policy Advisor at the Enough Project, said there is a need to define a new track for peace and human rights in Sudan before to decide on the definitive lift of sanctions on Sudan which is expected on 12 July. Ismail is one of the co-authors of a report released by Enough Project calling to delay the permanent […]
June 23, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan armed opposition allied to the former First Vice-President Riek Machar has minimised reports claiming the defection of Brigadier Gen. David Okot to Juba faction. Reached by Sudan Tribune Col. Lam Paul, a deputy rebel spokesperson on Friday said the defected general had actually some issue with his command and preferred to j […]
June 23, 2017 (JUBA) - A lawmaker in South Sudan's transitional national legislative assembly has tendered his resignation over the poor state of security, accusing government forces of killing and destroying properties of civilians they are mandated to protect and safeguard their safety. Abraham Majak Maliap, a Member of Parliament representing the Sud […]
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Countries that should be at the forefront of trying to prevent catastrophes are turning a blind eyeMy heart sank last week when President Trump announced proposed cuts in the diplomatic and foreign aid budget. The budget suggests cuts in aid to international organisations by 44%, humanitarian assistance funding would drop by 31% and global health programmes […]
An aid ban is exposing women to risky births and their children to disease in Sudan’s Nuba mountains, where a million people are sheltering from conflict Under a huge baobab tree in Sudan’s Nuba mountains, I met Sebila, a 27-year-old mother of three. In March last year, her village had been attacked by Sudanese ground troops and bombed by government war plan […]
The consequences of South Sudan’s conflict are significant for US interests. Peace could be an early win for the Trump administration Crimes against humanity. Mass atrocities. Mass displacement. While these terms accurately describe the conflict in Syria, they are equally applicable to South Sudan’s continuing civil war. Left to its present trajectory of dis […]
US protests attendance of Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the International Criminal Court, at a meeting in Saudi Arabia, where Trump is to visitThe US has protested against plans by the Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC), to attend a summit in Riyadh this weekend alongside Donald Trump. “I can co […]