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War in Darfur

Why Africa's migrant crisis makes no sense to outsiders

Washington Post - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Since January, 43,000 South Sudanese refugees have fled to eastern Darfur. That's right - Darfur, home to one of the 21st century's worst ongoing humanitarian crises. That number, announced by the United Nations on Monday, is a window into a tragic ...

The Journey of Two Journalists in to Darfur's Forgotten War

Nuba Reports - ‎20 hours ago‎
The images that photojournalists Adriane Ohanesian and Klaas van Dijken brought back with them from war-ravaged Darfur, in western Sudan, are moving, eye-opening - and exceptionally rare. Darfur, once a household name globally, has fallen out of the ...

Gunmen on camels wound 6 in Darfur camp attack

News24 - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The conflict broke out when ethnic minority rebels in Darfur mounted an insurgency against the Arab-dominated government of President Omar al-Bashir - who is wanted for alleged war crimes in the conflict -- complaining of economic and political ...
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Lawmakers Urge More Active US Role in Ending Sudan's Violence

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 4, 2016‎
In 2004, the Bush administration determined that Sudan's troops and allied militias committed genocide in Darfur against non-Arab villagers.
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Foreign aid groups work in Darfur “unsatisfactory”: official

Sudan Tribune - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The governor denied that the authorities has placed restrictions on the movements of any foreign aid group in North Darfur, noting it is the government responsibility to secure the highways and establish security in the conflict areas before allowing ...
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Sudan says referendum result shows Darfur 'crisis' over

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Sudan said on Tuesday the result of a referendum in Darfur shows that the conflict in the war-torn region that has killed tens of thousands of people is finally over.
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Darfur: Sudan planning 'Final Solution'?

World War 4 Report - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Darfur's Black African opposition notes that the new upsurge of violence comes as Darfur marks the 100-year anniversary of the region's annexation by British-colonized Sudan, putting an end to an independent sultanate that ruled there from 1650 until ...
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UN rights expert warns Darfur security 'unpredictable'

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A senior UN rights official warned Thursday that the security situation in Darfur remained "fluid and unpredictable", two days after Sudan said the region's conflict that killed hundreds of thousands of people had ended.
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CAUCASUS BLOG: Clooneys find themselves targets in Armenia and Azerbaijan's war of words

bne IntelliNews - ‎May 5, 2016‎
He also addressed the UN Security Council to urge them to find a peaceful settlement for the conflict in Darfur in 2006. Marrying the high-profile human rights lawyer Alamuddin has only expanded his interest in international politics.

6 Days With -- Well, Near -- George Clooney in Armenia

Entertainment Tonight - ‎19 hours ago‎
His visits to Darfur, for one, were followed up with solid lobbying. Not On Our Watch, the group he started with Matt Damon and Brad Pitt, earnestly advocated for Zimbabwe and Myanmar, two countries whose strife I have spent years reporting on and in.
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#AleppoIsBurning: Building support for an imperialist agenda

Liberation - ‎11 hours ago‎
In its heyday during the mid-2000s, it was the Save Darfur campaign. A few years later, it was the Kony 2012 campaign. Today, we have the ... With the Syrian army winning battlefront victories in Aleppo (Syria's most populated city prior to the civil ...
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Holocaust memorial moving to Peoria Riverfront Museum

Peoria Journal Star - ‎16 hours ago‎
PEORIA - Next spring, 11 million buttons will be display on the campus of the Peoria Riverfront Museum to serve as a reminder of those who were slaughtered at the hands of the Nazis.

After 10 Years, 'An Inconvenient Truth' Is Still Inconvenient

NPR - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Severe droughts upset food-production and distribution, trigger mass migrations to urban areas, and may cause civil unrest and refugee crises. Some experts have partially blamed the drought in Darfur for the war there in 2003 and, now, the Syrian civil ...

Ethiopia: TPLF's Hidden Agenda of Reducing the Oromo Population Must be Stopped Oduu - News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Towns and villages in Oromia were turned into war zones as the special Agazi force continued its random killings of students, children, men and women.
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The Mixed Legacy of Nuremberg

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 4, 2016‎
President Roosevelt was initially sympathetic to such rough justice but eventually both he and President Harry Truman were persuaded by Secretary of War Henry Stimson that summary execution was inconsistent with the American commitment to due ...
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The News International - ‎9 hours ago‎
Detour by Cyndi Lauper: The American singer's eleventh album; comes after 2010's Memphis Blues; features covers of country songs, including 'Detour' (featuring Emmylou Harris), 'Night Life' (featuring Willie Nelson), 'You're the Reason Our Kids Are ...

Lawmakers plead with White House for pressure on Sudan

The Hill - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Violence in regions of Sudan such as Darfur has gone on for more than a decade, and millions of people are in need of food, medicine or other assistance.

DAV, Spartan Alliance Partner to Fight Veteran Suicide

Business Wire (press release) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
... the Bronze Star; Major General Mark Graham, an Army veteran who lost a son in combat in Iraq and another to veteran suicide; and Lynsey Addario, an American photojournalist who has photographed conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Darfur, Congo and Haiti.

Sudan palace-museum recalls restive Darfur's royal past

The National - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Marginalised and underdeveloped since Dinar's fall, the western Darfur region descended into bloody conflict in 2003 when millions of people were forced to flee their homes, leaving the museum as one of the few traces of a rich past.
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South Sudanese refugees continues to arrive in Darfur

Sudan Tribune - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
... Darfur by the end of June, with an additional 7,000 in South Darfur,” says the report extended to Sudan Tribune.