· October, 2005

Stories about Sudan from October, 2005

Living with Peace in Darfur

24 October 2005

Darfuran refugee, Alephonsion Deng writes about his experiences and hopes for the future in Darfur blog Passion of the Present

Sudanese demonstrate in Cairo

  19 October 2005

Damanga – Coalition for Freedom & Democracy reports on hundreds of Sudanese refugees in Cairo, Egypt, protesting UNHCR (High Commission for Refugees) policies.

Aid for Darfur

  19 October 2005

Aid worker “Sleepless in Sudan” responds to those who have accused her of “”blogging to much on “the problems of Darfur and the mistakes people are making – and not offering any bright solutions myself”. One solution she sights is for the Canadian armoured personnel carriers stuck in a warehouse...

Sudan: Spotlight on Darfur 2

  14 October 2005

Coalition for Darfur calls on bloggers around the world to contribute simple posts, detailed essays, briefings or constructive criticism of nation-states, groups and individuals involved to Catez Stevens’ Spotlight on Darfur 2.

Sudan: Camps overwhelmed

  12 October 2005

“There are so many people fleeing from the new attacks on villages that all we can do is scramble to keep up with registrations and emergency distributions for the new arrivals,” writes an exhausted Sleepless in Sudan in a hastily penned post from her Darfur internally displaced persons (IDP) camp....

Sudan: Genocide Intervention Fund

  11 October 2005

The Passion of the Present calls on bloggers around the world to link to the Genocide Intervention Fund to help victims of violence in Darfur, reminding us that 2.5 million displaced people remain too frightened to go home, 3.5 million are in need of food, with the security situation sliding...

Sudan: Not getting better

  10 October 2005

Sleepless in Sudan, picking up on the “tragi-comic” tale of African Union hostages who were soon joined by their rescue party, reflects that things aren't getting better in the troubled region of Darfur, but shares a hilarious tale of “creative problem-solving” at a displaced persons’ camp.

Sudan: Call for action

  7 October 2005

Sleepless in Sudan applauds the latest statement from the African Union, which recognizes the deteriorating security situation in Darfur, but calls for faster action on the ground to protect ordinary people.

Sudan: African Union statement

  4 October 2005

“I read and hear descriptions of killings, rape, indiscriminate shooting and burning of houses or shelters just like the ones in the African Union (AU) statement on a regular basis,” writes Darfur-based aid worker Sleepless in Sudan in response to the AU statement. “It's just that I cannot share them…in...

Sudan: Surprise at State Dept. report

  3 October 2005

The U.S. government has decided that Sudan is making progress on preventing sexual violence against women, reports Darfur-based aid worker Sleepless in Sudan, concluding that the State Dept. can't have read a recent United Nations report on the subject.