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· August, 2005

Stories about Sudan from August, 2005

Sudan: Why the silence over Darfur rapes?

Sudan: The Passion of the Present posts an open letter to the United Nations from Eve Ensler, asking why the UN has kept so quiet about the systematic use of...

Sudan: Shotgun wedding

Sleepless in Sudan hears about panic and gunfire in the troubled region of Darfur, only to discover that the shots were fired in honor of a newly-wed couple.

Sudan: Day for Darfur

The Passion of the Present flags “A Day for Darfur”, an event to be held outside the White House in Washington, DC on Sept 8.

Sudan: Aid flights halt as fuel runs out

Sleepless in Sudan reports that the World Food Programme's aid delivery flights in and out of the troubled region of Darfur are grounded because there's no fuel to run them,...

Sudan: A different sort of rescue

Aid worker Sleepless in Sudan, better known for her concern for the displaced humans of Darfur, tells the story of three young feline refugees and cultural differences in attitudes to...

Sudan: Is Darfur old news now?

Eugene at the Coalition for Darfur cites an opinion piece in the Freelance Star which wonders if international attention is shifting from the crisis in the troubled Sudanese region to...

Sudan: Darfur refugees appeal to UN

Displaced people in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur have written to the United Nations, calling on officials to prevent further delays in peace talks between government and rebel forces,...

Sudan: Money running out

Sleepless in Sudan worries about what will happen if the African Union peacekeeping troops in the troubled region of Darfur don't get paid because of funding shortfalls.

Sudan: Intervention and genocide

Sudan: The Passion of the Present blogs about a recent report on the effectiveness of military intervention in the case of genocide.

Sudan: Rains bring threat of disease

Heavy rains which have hit the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur in recent days have increased the threat of waterborne disease, blogs aid worker Sleepless in Sudan.

Sudan: Police raids on displaced persons

Darfur-based aid worker Sleepless in Sudan hears news from the capital, Khartoum, of police raids on refugees from the troubled south.

Darfur: A blogger's background notes

Ingrid at Sudan Watch has posted a series of background notes on the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur, including a summary of views of the Arab militia leader Musa Hilal,...

E-mails about peacekeepers in Darfur

Aid worker Sleepless in Sudan shares some e-mails she has received from researchers and other aid-workers in the troubled region of Darfur, as African Union peacekeepers begin their mission.

Sudan: More AU Troops coming?

Humanitarian Hijinks on the mixed reaction that the arrival of more African Union troops in Darfur engenders.

Sudan: Hard Work and Bad Connections in Darfur

Humanitarian Hijinks reports that tensions are running high in the refugee camps and that it's taking its toll on both aid workers and camp residents: “Truth in Darfur is becoming...

Sudan: Attack of the mutating acronyms

Humanitarian hijinks on the ever-evolving, acronym-laden patois of the refugee camps in Darfur.

Sudan: Tragically Funny

Humanitarian Hijnks relates the tale of an NGO aid worker who was planning on starting a pilot chicken farm project… but the chickens involved met an unexpected and unfortuate fate.

Sudan: John Garang Killed

New Sudanese Vice President John Garang died in a helicopter accident over the weekend, reports Black Looks. Garang had been a rebel leader and his accession to the Vice-Presidency had...

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