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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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Act for Sudan letter to Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) | Act For Sudan

We are writing now to express our dismay that the OPCW has greeted these violations with yet more impunity, by instituting Sudan as Deputy Chairperson of its Executive Council. Source: Act for Sudan letter to Organization for the Prohibition of … 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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Obama’s Premature ‘Easing’ of Sanctions on Sudan | Human Rights Watch

It’s impossible to match Sudan’s reality with the Obama administration’s claims of “sustained progress.” Lifting most sanctions sends an appalling message to Sudan – and other repressive governments – that whatever crimes you commit, however many of your citizens you … Continue reading

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United States to Lift Sudan Sanctions – The New York Times

Eric Reeves, one of the leading American academic voices on Sudan, said he was “appalled” that the American government was lifting sanctions. He said that Sudan’s military-dominated government continued to commit grave human rights abuses and atrocities, and he noted … Continue reading

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Obama accused of ‘making a deal with the devil’ as he eases sanctions on Sudan

“To overlook the crimes of a regime that for 27 years has waged genocidal counter-insurgency campaign after genocidal counter-insurgency campaign boggles the imagination,” said Eric Reeves Source: Obama accused of ‘making a deal with the devil’ as he eases sanctions … Continue reading

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