A new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council finds that 29 million people were living in internal displacement in 2012. [BBC] Somalia’s road to recovery emphasizes the need for creative solutions to help return internally displaced people to their homes. [The Guardian] More than 1.4 million people are currently displaced and reliant on food aid [...]
by Rebecca Silus on April 30, 2013
by Jack Bicker on December 4, 2012
Fairplanet talks to Sudanese author Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin as violence increases in Southern Kordofan, and political oppression belies continuing tensions under regime responsible for 2003 genocide. “I could not forget my people in Darfur and write ‘love stories’ while millions of them are suffering and being killed”… [...]
by Blog: Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker on December 3, 2012
News from our interview-blog with Ulrich Delius, Africa expert of the human rights organisation Society for Threatened Peoples Mr. Delius, you were among those who attended the 25th Sudan Conference in Hermannsburg*. Is there any news regarding the relationship between Sudan and South Sudan? The violent clashes in Darfur, South Kordofan and the Blue Nile regions [...]
by Rebecca Silus on October 23, 2012
Humanitarian groups hope that a recent video of atrocities committed by Sudanese forces will draw the world’s attention to what they call a repeat of the Darfur genocide. [The Guardian] Unrest in Mali has worsened already dire conditions for its 800,000 citizens of “slave descent” whose lack of rights have left them vulnerable to abuses [...]
by Jack Bicker on August 20, 2012
Storms and floods set to worsen conditions, as malnutrition, diarrhoea and malaria plague 100,000 refugees fleeing conflict in Blue Nile region. After decades of ethnic and political violence between northern and southern Sudan, the 2011 separation of the region into two countries was meant to herald a few first tentative steps on the road to peaceful [...]
by Blog: Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker on August 4, 2012
Es gibt einen Friedensvertrag für Darfur, die Lage aber ist immer noch ungelöst, findet Ulrich Delius von der Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker.
by Joe Fleisch on July 28, 2012
Yeah, London calling. The spectacular ceremony yesterday has opened the Olympic Games. That means happiness and competitiveness on the one side. On the other side the huge consumer corporations of the planet, sponsoring this gigantic antique Hellenic spectacle, can’t wait for the big profit. Same procedure as 4 years ago. Back then, Coca-Cola, Volkswagen, General [...]
by Rebecca Silus on February 28, 2012
After years of living in refugee camps, 100,000 people in Darfur are reported to be returning to their homes. [New York Times] An interactive map shows how and where the conflict in Syria has intensified from its beginnings in March 2011 to the current crisis in which more than 5,000 people are dead. [The Guardian] [...]
by Rebecca Silus on July 12, 2011
This week, southern Sudan became the Republic of South Sudan. The country makes its new start with serious internal problems as well as ongoing issues with Sudan. For these reasons, Our Press Review is devoted this week to South Sudan and the Nuba Mountains.
by Joe Fleisch on July 11, 2011
Und wieder mordet der sudanesische Staatschef Omar al-Bashir. Und wieder lässt ihn China, der Hauptabnehmer seines Erdöls, ungerührt schalten und walten. Fairplanet hat eine Petition verfasst – für die chinesische Botschaft in Berlin.
by atsil on September 6, 2010
Obamas Sudanpolitik ist inkohärent, widersprüchlich und wirkungslos.
by atsil on September 6, 2010
Obama is presiding over an incoherent, contradictory and apparently failing Sudan policy.