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2010-10-28 11:57:13

Education is often heralded as an engine for peace and prosperity, but in the fifty-year civil war that has gripped Sudan, schools have played an important role in deepening the country's divisions.

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2009-04-22 11:50:22

U.S. actress Mia Farrow says she plans to go on a hunger strike to protest the Sudanese government's decision to expel foreign aid agencies from Darfur. Farrow has long campaigned on behalf of the people in the war-ravaged region.

2009-03-30 13:33:00

NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is gravely distressed by the lavish welcome afforded to Sudanese President Omar El-Bashir, whose arrest on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes is sought by the International Criminal Court, at the Arab League summit in Qatar. "Welcoming an accused mass murderer with a kiss on the red carpet is morally repugnant," said AJC Executive Director David Harris.

2008-11-12 15:00:08

Sudanese President Omar Hassan Bashir says he's ordering a cease-fire with rebels based in Darfur and will move to disarm pro-government militias.

2008-09-24 18:00:31

Text of report entitled "Sudanese to protest ICC's allegations through mobile phones" published in English by state-owned Sudanese news agency Suna website Mobile phone users will kick off a campaign next Friday [27 September] in protest of allegations by International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor against the president of the republic, Field Marshal Umar Al-Bashir.

2008-08-26 03:00:21

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 26 August Sudanese troops today attacked the largest displaced camp located in South Darfur leaving scores dead and many more injured.


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