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Sudan protests: Omar al-Bashir exploited ethnic division for decades. Now Sudan is united against him. – The Washington Post

The ongoing protests against Bashir are stronger than ever because of a new sense of national solidarity. Source: Sudan protests: Omar al-Bashir exploited ethnic division for decades. Now Sudan is united against him. – The Washington Post

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Act for Sudan: US policy on Sudan must pivot to advance freedom, justice, and democracy | Radio Dabanga

A group of 93 Sudanese scholars, human rights organisations, and leading activists have published an open letter strongly urging the US Government to support the participants in the current Sudan uprising, by calling for President Omar Al Bashir to step … Continue reading

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Opinion | Marching Toward a Massacre – The New York Times

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Bipartisan Group of 57 Lawmakers Call on Trump to Hold Sudan Accountable for Corruption, Human Rights Abuses | U.S. House of Representatives

Press release and letter from 57 House members to the State Department asking that the US “develop transformational human rights and social and political benchmarks” for the U.S. policy on Sudan. The letter opens: “As you know, the Government of … Continue reading

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Analysts: Don’t ‘Gut’ Darfur Peacekeeping Mission With Funding Cuts

Sudan wants careful UNAMID exit strategy, but analysts believe mission still serves purpose and that abrupt cut could impact humanitarian assistance, civilian protection Source: Analysts: Don’t ‘Gut’ Darfur Peacekeeping Mission With Funding Cuts

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Channel 4 News filmmakers reveal six week ordeal in Sudanese detention – Channel 4 News

In December 2016, freelance journalist Phil Cox and Darfuri author Daoud Hari were abducted while travelling in Sudan to film an investigation into human rights abuses. Source: Channel 4 News filmmakers reveal six week ordeal in Sudanese detention – Channel … Continue reading

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Kidnapped, tortured and thrown in jail: my 70 days in Sudan | World news | The Guardian

The long read: Twelve years after reporting on the conflict in Darfur, film-maker Phil Cox returned. But this time, the Sudanese government put a price on his head Source: Kidnapped, tortured and thrown in jail: my 70 days in Sudan … Continue reading

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Sanctions still needed on Sudan | TheHill

OPINION | PR whitewashing efforts to the contrary, Khartoum’s brutal and corrupt record is clear. Source: Sanctions still needed on Sudan | TheHill

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Don’t Let Sudan Off the Hook | Foreign Affairs

The Atrocities Have Not Ended—Neither Should Sanctions Source: Don’t Let Sudan Off the Hook | Foreign Affairs

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Modernize, don’t remove, Sudan’s sanctions | TheHill

There are two main problems with this approach. First, nothing concrete has changed on the ground in Sudan at a level of significance that justifies such a sweeping move. There is no peace deal, or even peace process, that holds … Continue reading

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