July 7th, 2016

Baroness Cox asked the British Government about military offensives against civilians by the Government of Sudan

Yesterday Baroness Cox asked the British Government for their position regarding continued military attacks on civilians by the Government of Sudan in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur. You can read Baroness Cox’s questions and the answers below....

December 7th, 2015

Failure and Hostility: Sudan’s Peace Talks

Peace talks between the Sudanese Government (GoS) and opposition groups (including SPLM-N and SLM) from South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur have, yet again, broken down. The 10th round of discussions, held between November 19 and 23, like its predecessors, ended in a stalemate....

December 1st, 2015

The Need for Education in the Midst of Conflict

During periods of conflict, aid funding for education falls in preference, with humanitarian organisations choosing to focus on food and health provisions. An Education for All report has shown that aid for education has fallen overall since 2010 by around £850 million, with around only 10% of aid going to the sector....

October 1st, 2015

RIGHTS GROUPS ASK JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO URGENTLY AID SUDANESE HARMED BY BNP PARIBAS’ ILLEGAL SUPPORT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF SUDAN

110 signatories, including HART, support proposal to U.S. Justice Department for Sudan Community Compensation WASHINGTON, DC – October 1, 2015 – Today, amidst news of huge shortfalls in funding for critical humanitarian needs—such as food, water, and acute healthcare for millions of Sudanese refugees and internally displaced people—Sudanese diaspora leaders, human rights organizations, genocide scholars, and Sudan advocates from 33 states and 10 countries are asking the U....

August 26th, 2015

Press Release from Enough Project

Special Envoy Booth’s Khartoum Visit: Opportunity to Refocus U.S. Policy on Sudan August 25, 2015

The U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan’s visit to Khartoum provides an important opportunity to enhance U.S. policy on Sudan. The current international approach emphasizes endless peace negotiations and a sham national dialogue while allowing the Bashir regime to determine—and effectively deny—humanitarian assistance to vulnerable populations suffering from state violence....

July 15th, 2015

Baroness Cox receives answers to her Written Questions to the British Government regarding recent developments in Sudan

Baroness Cox has received answers from the Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office regarding her two written questions concerning recent developments in Sudan:   Question 1:
Baroness Cox, Crossbench To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to make representations at the UN Security Council for renewing the mandate for UNAMID to remain in Darfur, and for enhancing its capacity for civilian protection....

June 29th, 2015

“Now is not the time to abandon the people of Darfur” | UNAMID review TOMORROW

The status of the hybrid United Nations–African Union Mandate in Darfur (UNAMID) will be reviewed tomorrow (30th June 2015), as the extension of the peace keeping mission set out in the UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2173 reaches the end of its term....

June 26th, 2015

Open Letter to UN Security Council Members Requesting the Renewal of UNAMID’s Mandate in Darfur

Please download the Press Release and Full Letter with 83 signatories at the bottom of this page. Open Letter to UN Security Council Members on Darfur June 24, 2015: Excellency, We, the undersigned 83 representatives of Sudanese and international humanitarian and human rights organizations and advocates, write to you requesting the renewal of UNAMID’s mandate in Darfur....

December 18th, 2014

Written Parliamentary Question and letter to Ban Ki-Moon on atrocities in Darfur

Baroness Cox recently tabled a written question in the House of Lords asking Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the response of the United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to recent incidents including mass rape in Darfur...

January 28th, 2014

South Sudan Crisis: Impact on the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile

Thursday, 23rd January 2014 brought the news that a Cessation of Hostilities agreement had been signed in Addis Ababa. Mediated by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East-African regional grouping, and signed by representatives of the Government of the Republic of South Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition, the agreement mandates the cessation of all military actions....
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