Sudan civil war

Civilians who fled this January told UNHCR of massive air bombardments and fierce ground attacks. Watch the full report by
Meanwhile, Marin contacted Jal to ask him to recruit Sudanese actors for the film. Duany, a longtime pal, was among his recommendations
Alyona takes you around the world for a look at stories sparking conversations both online and on the ground. We're joined by musician, actor and former child soldier Emmanuel Jal to talk about the new film "The Good Lie."
I learned how to use weapons before I could read and write. It was not my decision, it happened simply because, during the civil war, there were no schools, so that AK-47s in our hands replaced our pens and books.
If we continue to stand now for peace in South Sudan, then their first chapter as a nation could read of new schools and children living past their 5th birthdays, instead of burned marketplaces and displaced refugees.
Malual immigrated to the United States six years ago from Sudan to escape the civil war that threatened his family's survival
The Republic of Sudan's recent decision to permit UN relief agencies into South Kordofan for a humanitarian assessment is a smokescreen. The international community must demand more.
After 40 years of civil war, South Sudan has finally won its long sought after independence. However, South Sudan still has
2011-03-28-gjgj.jpgMany South Sudan residents feel abandoned by the international community. But we also know it is not too late to change the equation.
2011-03-15-darfur.jpgPeople are still dying in Darfur. Villages are still being bombed. Women are still being subjected to sexual assaults. Here's what we need to do.
Even as few doubt the outcome of South Sudan's referendum, the population has projected a profound collective dignity, reflecting an awareness of the enormity of the step just taken and the challenges that lie ahead.
It is the best of times in the Sudan. It is the worst of times in the Sudan. It is the happiest day in the Sudan. It is the saddest day in the Sudan. It is referendum for the Sudan. It is requiem for Africa.
Only time will tell whether "North" Sudan will accept a Republic of South Sudan -- and whether or not the two states will work in concert or begin an African Cold War with oil as the bargaining chip.
With the North-South referendum now clearly in sight in Sudan, it is high time for world leaders to press Khartoum to secure a sustainable, enduring peace. It can do so by ending its long history of abuses.
The story is all-too-familiar. A Sudanese town is burnt to the ground. Schools and hospitals are targeted and destroyed. Hundreds of civilians are murdered by tribal militia and 50,000 more are driven from their homes.
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The failed elections were not a sign that we have failed, but they were a wake-up call that we have a long way to go.
As with other conflicts inside Sudan, the ongoing, violent tug of war over Abyei -- an oil rich territory straddling the north-south border -- has both local and national dimensions.
Conflict and bloodshed in Sudan are not limited to the Darfur region -- separate crises are flaring in the north, the south