Sudan News

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May 17

Melinda Henneberger: President Trump, don’t meet with Sudan’s Bashir

In Sudan’s remote Nuba Mountains, where Muslims and Christians live in peace with one another but can’t remember a time...
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May 17

Q & A with Sr. Yudith Pereira, bringing health care, education and peacebuilding to South Sudan

The Sudan Relief Fund would like to recognize and commend Sr. Yudith Pereira for her inspiring acts of kindness, impact,...
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Apr 17

Citizens in Yambio ride for peace and co-existence

In a recent open letter, the Catholic Bishop of Tombura Yambio Diocese, Barani Eduardo Hiiboro Kussala is reminding leaders that...
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Apr 17

South Sudanese troops accused of civilian ‘slaughter’

Testimonies from South Sudanese refugees are revealing glimpses of brutality as hundreds flee into Uganda for a second day following...
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Mar 17

The Ugandans who let 272,000 South Sudanese refugees move in down the road

America, meet Uganda, where in this almost all-Muslim corner of the country the locals already have made room for 272,000...
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Mar 17

In Sudan, health care is a political act for hero doctors

It took Ahmed Zacharia, the only native-born doctor of the four who serve 1.5 million people in the Nuba Mountains,...
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Mar 17

South Sudan melts down as we avert our eyes…

There are more than 700,000 refugees from South Sudan just across the border in northern Uganda. The country is on...
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Feb 17

Uganda’s sprawling haven for 270,000 of South Sudan’s refugees

When South Sudan descended into renewed violence last July, Bidi Bidi refugee camp was expected to hold 40,000 people. Soon...
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Feb 17

Fresh Clashes near South Sudan’s Oil Hub of Malakal

Fresh clashes broke out around South Sudan’s second-largest city of Malakal, the latest turn in the struggle for the capital...
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Jan 17

Trump Must Reverse Obama’s Lifting of Sudan Sanctions

With minimal explanation, outgoing President Obama eased sanctions on Sudan. It’s not clear why Obama did this, but it’s clear...
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Jan 17

Escaping the slaughter: The young refugees who ran from South Sudan’s ethnic violence

South Sudan is the world’s youngest country - and its young are suffering the most. More than a million people...
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Jan 17

Bookseller of Malakal brings words of comfort to war-torn South Sudan

Just over three years ago Juma’a Ali traveled to South Sudan to escape persecution with all the books he could...
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Dec 16

South Sudan Could Repeat Rwanda’s Horrors

South Sudan is “on the brink of a catastrophe” and is being warned of a repeat of the Rwandan genocide....
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Dec 16

The Chaos in South Sudan Keeps Getting Worse

At an orphanage at the edge of Juba, South Sudan’s battered capital, there are no longer any children. The orphanage,...
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Nov 16

Thousands Trapped by Fighting in South Sudan Receive Emergency Aid

The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said it has distributed life-saving items to more than 6,000 vulnerable families trapped by...
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Nov 16

Over a Dozen Killed in South Sudan Clashes

South Sudanese soldiers and rebels have clashed in a state bordering Sudan, killing at least 15 people. The army said...
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Oct 16

Religious Leaders of South Sudan Meet With Pope

Church leaders from South Sudan have asked Pope Francis to make a joint peace mission to the war-torn country. Leaders...
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Oct 16

The Worst Place on Earth: Death and Life in the Lost Town of Leer

In South Sudan, soldiers get away with murder, while skulls tell truths that the living are afraid to utter. It’s...
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Oct 16

100,000 Fearful Civilians Trapped in South Sudan Town

The United Nations says 100,000 people were trapped and facing an increasingly dire situation in the besieged South Sudanese town...
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Oct 16

South Sudan Road Ambush Kills 21 Civilians

A road ambush blamed on South Sudanese rebels killed 21 civilians, says the government. The United Nations Mission in South...
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Oct 16

UN Peacekeepers Fled, Used Tear Gas on South Sudan Civilians

A new report says United Nations peacekeepers fled their posts when fighting erupted in South Sudan's capital in July, then...
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Oct 16

A Portrait of Turmoil in South Sudan, from Behind the Lens

South Sudan, the world’s newest country, is again on the brink of a civil war. Currently, 250,000 children are suffering...
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Sep 16

Sudan Used Chemical Weapons against Civilians in Darfur, Says Amnesty

War crimes condemned as study uncovers horrifying evidence of chemical attacks by government forces on civilians, including babies and young...
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Sep 16

A Hollywood Spotlight on South Sudan’s Horrors

The little-known new nation of South Sudan is attracting the attention of two respected Hollywood actors, which isn’t as incongruous...
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Sep 16

George Clooney’s Group Tracked South Sudanese Leaders Using Social Media

Hollywood actor and global activist unveils undercover investigation of South Sudan’s Top Leaders  Investigators at The Sentry, an initiative co-founded...
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Sep 16

South Sudan at a ‘Pivot Point’

"Since the civil war began in South Sudan in December of 2013, the news from one of the world’s newest...
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Sep 16

The War the World Forgot

People and Power investigates the forgotten war taking place on the borders between North and South Sudan. It's one of...
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Aug 16

Former Slave to Run for South Sudan in Olympic Marathon

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - South Sudanese Olympic athlete Guor Marial may not be a hot medal tip for Sunday's...
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Aug 16

UN: South Sudan Recruits Child Soldiers as Civil War Looms

South Sudan's government has recruited child soldiers, as young as twelve years old, in the past week to prepare for...
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Aug 16

UN Security Council Backs More Troops to Halt War in South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council approved an expanded mandate for its peacekeepers and added an additional 4,000 troops to its...
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Aug 16

A muddy field in South Sudan is at the center of an intractable war

“The fighting is back, and we are ready to fight,” one young man said. He pointed beyond the fence ostensibly...
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Jul 16

Is There Any Hope for Peace in South Sudan?

JUBA, South Sudan — For nearly two weeks, they have hunkered in a schoolyard with nothing to do and nowhere...
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