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Sudan's Crisis Puts The Country On The Brink Of Disaster
After ousting a long-reigning dictator, Sudan's protest movement fears the military is gripping onto power.
Sudan Military Acknowledges Violations Against Protesters In Khartoum
By Bassam Hatoum and Nona Elhennawy, AP
Over 100 people were reportedly killed in the capital and across Sudan in a sweeping crackdown last week.
Several New Coup Attempts Thwarted In Sudan, Military Rulers Say
The council itself took power in a coup on April 11 when military officials ousted and detained former President Omar al-Bashir.
Sudan Protesters Say 40 Bodies Pulled From Nile In Capital After Military Clash
By Bassam Hatoum and Samy Magdy, AP
Pro-democracy protesters said Wednesday that dozens of bodies of people slain by Sudanese security forces were pulled from the Nile River in Khartoum.
Sudan's Omar al-Bashir Leaves Behind A Horrific Legacy Of Human Rights Abuse
The long-reigning dictator was toppled this week, but the consequences of his rule continue to be devastating.
Sudan’s Military Overthrows President Omar al-Bashir
Omar al-Bashir has been arrested in the wake of escalating protests against his 30-year rule.
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Sudan Is About To Execute A Teen For Defending Herself Against Rape
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Noura Hussein killed her husband in self-defense, and her case has become a global cause.
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Extinction Looms For Northern White Rhino As Last Male Nears Death
Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, may not survive much longer, and there's talk of euthanasia.
Prison Or Deportation: The Impossible Choice For Asylum Seekers In Israel
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Starting the first of April, the government says it will give the asylum seekers the choice between prison and “voluntary” deportation.
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Hundreds Of Child Soldiers Released In South Sudan
More than 19,000 kids have been lured into combat since the civil war erupted.
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Israel Turned Its Back On African Migrants, So This Group Vowed To Protect Them
Israeli rabbis, including Sarah Silverman’s sister, Susan, are offering to hide African migrants to protect them from prison or deportation.
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Israel Gives African Migrants An Ultimatum: Plane Ticket Home Or Jail
Israel is giving African migrants two options, neither of which seem ideal.
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An American Held Captive In Sudan Must Be Freed
Founder of the world famous Zogby Poll
Mr. Rudwan Dawod, 35, is both a Sudanese and U.S. citizen, a husband and father, and a prominent member of the Sudanese Congress
Ambassador Nikki Haley's Trip To Africa
President, Refugees International
Co-authored by Alexandra Lamarche, Advocate, Refugees International As the highest-level Trump Administration official to
Trump's Explanation For Removing Sudan From His Travel Ban Is Cringeworthy
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Rights Groups Decry New Travel Restrictions: 'This Is Still A Muslim Ban'
Most of the countries on the new list are still Muslim-majority, said Becca Heller, IRAP's director.
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Russian Ambassador To Sudan Found Dead In Swimming Pool
It remains unclear what caused him to drown.
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Uganda Struggles To Cope As 1 Million South Sudanese Refugees Pour In
By Jason Patinkin, Reuters
The conflict has created Africa’s biggest refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
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Stepping Up The Fight Against Money Laundering And Terrorist Financing
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Corrupt officials, tax cheats, and the financial backers of terrorism have one thing in common: they often exploit vulnerabilities
U.S. Reaches Trump's Desired Refugee Cap As Revised Travel Ban Goes Into Effect
About 50,000 refugees have been resettled. Not many more are likely to make it in.
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Distrust and Verify: An Appropriate U.S. Government Response To Sudan Government Actions
Founder and Director of Sudan Unlimited
Before leaving office, President Obama issued an Executive Order that lifted some U.S. sanctions on Sudan for six months
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Family Planning In War Zones: Make Aid Feminist
Women's rights researcher at Human Rights Watch, specializing ...
Getting a condom or the morning-after pill might be as simple as popping down the street to the local pharmacy. But for women
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