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South Sudan + 1 more

War returns to the two Sudans

by Amanda Ufheil-Somers published May 9, 2012 After weeks of escalating border violence and heated rhetoric, war has returned to the Sudans. The 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) formally ended 40 years of civil war between north and…

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News and Press Release
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MERIP
Posted:
10 May 2012

Sudan

The hazy path forward in Sudan

Sarah Washburne On the day after the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, the wanted man addressed a pre-planned rally of thousands in front of the presidential palace in Khartoum. Bashir was defiant,…

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Analysis
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MERIP
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Wanted: Omar al-Bashir - and peace in Sudan

By Khalid Mustafa Medani For the first time, the international community has indicted a sitting president of a sovereign state. Omar al-Bashir of Sudan stands accused by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague of "crimes against humanity and…

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Analysis
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MERIP
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Somalia

There and back again in Somalia

Ken Menkhaus When 2006 dawned in Somalia, the war-torn Horn of Africa nation had been without a functioning central government for 15 years. The main claimant to the title, the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) formed in 2004, was unable to…

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Analysis
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MERIP
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Darfur and the International Criminal Court

Eric Reeves On March 31, 2005, the United Nations issued another response to the vast crisis in the Darfur region of far western Sudan, referring various conspicuous violations of international law to the International Criminal Court. Though there have…

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Analysis
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MERIP
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

The politics of slaughter in Sudan

Dan Connell (Dan Connell, a contributing editor of Middle East Report, writes frequently on the Horn of Africa. He teaches journalism and African politics at Simmons College in Boston.) One day in the summer of 2004, more than 400 armed…

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Analysis
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MERIP
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Eritrea + 1 more

Eritrea-Ethiopia verdict due this week

Dan Connell (Dan Connell, a contributing editor of Middle East Report, is author of Rethinking Revolution [Red Sea Press, 2001].) MERIP Press Information Note 89 The Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission set up a year and a half ago to adjudicate a border…

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News and Press Release
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MERIP
Posted:
21 Mar 2011