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Can secession bring peace to Sudan?

Conflict in southern Sudan has been ongoing for years, and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon believes that continuing hostilities in 2010 can lead to “catastrophic humanitarian, political, military, and economic consequences throughout the region.” In January 2010, ethnic clashes throughout southern Sudan left hundreds of people dead…

Sudan’s indecency laws trial postponed

On Tuesday 4th August, the trial of a Sudanese woman, accused of breaking indecency laws, was adjourned. Lubna Ahmed al-Hussein, a journalist and former UN worker, was arrested on July 3rd for wearing allegedly inappropriate trousers in public, along with 12 other women. The new trial…

Sudan President spurns arrest warrant

For the last six years, Darfur, a region in western Sudan, has been suffering one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. After several years of investigation into the crisis, the International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan’s president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, on several…

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