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· September, 2005

Stories about Sudan from September, 2005

Sudan: Death toll rises

The Passion of the Present posts a comprehensive round-up of news out of the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur, where mounted Arab militia gangs are stepping up their attacks on...

Sudan: Well, duh.

So the U.N. continues to say things are getting worse in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur. “What would really be news is if someone actually prosecuted the people behind...

D.R. Congo: What shall we do with the Lord's Resistance?

Congo Watch picks up a report saying that the Congolese army has vowed to disarm 400 Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighters who have crossed their border and were last...

Sudan: Gallows humour

To an aid worker in Darfur whose boyfriend hasn't e-mailed her for a week: “It's not you, he's probably just been abducted by rebels.” This, reports Sleepless in Sudan, became...

Sudan: Darfur problems worsen

The United Nations does little more than wring its hands as fighting intensifies in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur; thousands more civilians flee their homes as U.N. officials admit...

Sudan: Darfur update

Sleepless in Sudan fleshes out her report of a military build-up in the northern Darfur town of El Fasher with the latest official news dispatch from the United Nations.

Sudan: Mounting tension

Aid worker Sleepless in Sudan reports that thousands of Arab camel-herders are gathering near the Kalma camp for displaced persons, while elsewhere in the troubled region of Darfur, rebel militias...

Sudan: Medair chopper service

The Passion of the Present reports that the roads in West Darfur have become so dangerous that Switzerland-based medical aid NGO Medair has started helicopter flights to reach affected areas....

Sudan: Fresh killings, rape, destruction

Aid worker Sleepless in Sudan reports fresh outbreaks of fighting in the troubled region of Darfur. “It is tragic to see that even after two years of conflict we are...

Sudan: Follow the crude

Ngomrom examines the death of Sudanese vice-president John Garang in a Ugandan helicopter crash , and the relationship between Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army and the possiblity of a seceded southern...

Uganda, Darfur: Interrelated conflict

UgandaCAN urges the international community to think of the fighting in northern Uganda and Darfur as part of an interrelated regional conflict.

Sudan: Darfur pledge mp3

Via The Passion of the Present, a public service announcement mp3 advertising the “Darfur Pledge” campaign from The Ethic, namely to contact the White House weekly about the mass killings,...

Sudan: Give a woman a bicycle

Sleepless in Sudan gets caught up in a gender-skewed debate about the use of bicycles in the internally displaced persons (IDP) camp where she works.

Kenya: Nobel Peace Prize nominee?

Black Star Journal notes the work of Kenya's Gen. Lazaro Sumbeiywo as a peace-broker in southern Sudan, as reported in the Christian Science Monitor.

Sudan: Peace deadline passes

Sleepless in Sudan posts about the lack of news and the challenge of staying hopeful in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur, sparking a long comment full of historical background...

Sudan: Violence against women

Congo Girl expresses anger at a news release from the United Nations detailing the continuing nightmare of sexual violence against women and girls in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur,...

Sudan: Trauma report

Sleepless draws our attention to a report by UNICEF on the traumatic effects of the Darfur atrocities, and re-tells a tale that made a prominent African community leader cry in...

Sudan: Spotlight on Darfur

AllThings2All hosts a detailed round-up of blogs, Spotlight on Darfur 1, which focuses attention on the troubled Sudanese region.

Sudan: AIDS-related deaths

Sleepless in Sudan reports on local reactions to the deaths of two African Union peacekeeping soldiers in Darfur from complications related to HIV/AIDS.

Sudan: Execution of minors

The Sudanese government has executed people who were minors at the time of the crimes they were accused of, and denied a fair trial to others sentenced to death, according...

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