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Category Archives: Sudan

July 11, 2011

Ominous Signs for Newly-Independent Southern Sudan

On Saturday, thousands of Southern Sudanese gathered to celebrate their independence, after decades of incessant civil war. Yet the future may yet yield renewed conflict, as Sudanese president Omar Bashir has declared that the disputed Abyei region may provoke further violence between North and …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Human Rights, Sudan, The Scoop
September 13, 2010

Sudan – Darfur and the Failure of an African State?

By kind invitation of Tony Baldry MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to host a discussion with Richard Cockett, Author and Africa Editor of The Economist.  A renown authority on Sudan, Mr Cockett’s just published book …

Posted in Event, Human Rights, Sudan
December 16, 2006

A ‘no-fly zone’ is needed in Darfur

‘We are beyond the point where we should be very concerned with saving face. We should be concerned with saving lives.’ So said Lord Triesman, the British Foreign Office minister for Africa, speaking about the Darfur crisis on 17th September …

Posted in Africa, Opinion Editorial, Sudan